Our Favorite Summer Seafood Sandwich Recipe

Wooooweeeee! We might have overdone it with this one, ladies and gentlemen! The total summer sandwich package… A crispy pan-fried crab cake topped with a seasonal tomato & corn salad and drizzled with a little homemade Old Bay ranch dressing…yum!

It’s peak crab season, corn season and tomato season…so, let’s get cooking!

Crab Cake Sandwich with Tomato-Corn Salad & Old Bay Ranch Dressing

Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people


Old Bay Ranch Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon pickle juice or lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh or dried dill
  • salt and pepper to taste

Tomato & Corn Salad:

  • 2 vine ripened tomatoes or heirloom tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels cut fresh from the cob
  • 2-3 basil leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 each 4oz Cameron’s Seafood Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
  • 4 burger buns


  1. Combine Old Bay Ranch Dressing ingredients (sour cream, mayo, pickle juice, old bay, garlic, onion and dill) together in a medium bowl and whisk until blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper and store, refrigerated, until ready to use.
  2. Combine Tomato and Corn Salad ingredients (diced tomatoes, corn, basil, vinegar and oil) together in a large bowl and toss to combine. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.
  3. Melt butter in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add crab cakes to the skillet and cook until golden brown and cooked through, flipping once halfway through, 6-8 minutes. Remove from the skillet and set aside to drain on paper towels.
  4. To assemble the sandwich, split and toast burger buns (toast buns, if desired) and spread the top and bottom bun with dressing. Top with crab cakes and salad and enjoy!

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Have you made this crab cake sandwich with corn and tomato salad recipe or one like it? We’d love to see it!!! Feel free to share it with us! We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to cook our seafood. Post your images or recipes on any of our social pages. We can be found @cameronsseafoodonline on Instagram or @CameronsSeafood on Facebook.

About the author

Patterson Watkins is a professional chef with over 17 years of experience. With a robust career in restaurants, contract dining and catering (including 4 Summer Olympic posts preparing food for the athletes!) Patterson joined the Cameron’s Seafood team at the end of 2018 to concoct some delicious recipes with our premium seafood items as the centerpiece.

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