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Instant Pot® Crab Cakes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 494kcal
Author: Amanda


  • Instant Pot
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Measuring Cup
  • Large Bowl
  • Large Plate
  • Rubber Spatula


  • 0.5 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tsp Hot Sauce
  • 1 Pound Crab Meat
  • 25 crackers, crushed Saltine Crackers
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 4 Tbsp Olive Oil


  • In a large bowl, mix the mayonnaise, egg, worcestershire sauce, crab, crushed saltines and lemon juice. Stir well.
  • Form the crab mix into patties, making about 8.
  • Add the olive oil to the Instant Pot and press the “saute” button. When the oil is hot (in about 2 minutes), add the crab cakes to the pot. You should be able to fit about 4. Sear each side for about 3 minutes then flip the crab cakes over and cook the other side for 3 more minutes.
  • Remove the first batch of crab cakes from the pot and cook the remaining cakes in the same oil. Serve while hot!