Baked Lobster and Shrimp Cakes with Spicy Cilantro Drizzle

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 6


  • ¼ cup Mayo
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Coarse Mustard
  • 2 tsp Limejuice
  • 1 tsp Tabasco
  • 2 tbsp chopped Cilantro Coriander
  • ¼ cup chopped Green Onions
  • ¼ cup chopped Roasted Red Peppers
  • 1 Lb chopped Lobster and Shrimp meat
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • ½ cup Cornmeal
  • ½ Flour
  • 3 Tbsp Melted Butter



  1. Pre-heat oven 450 degrees.
  2. Combine Cornmeal and Flour and set aside.
  3. Brush baking sheet with butter.
  4. In a bowl, combine Mayo, Egg Yolk, Mustad, Lemon juice, Cilantro, Green Onions, Roasted Red Peppers, and the Lobster and Shrimp meat. Add Salt and Pepper to taste.
  5. Make tablespoon sized balls. Flatten slightly and roll in cornmeal/flour mix. Baste each cake with butter.
  6. Bake 6.5 minutes on each side turning once until crisp.
  7. Serves 6 to 10 depending on size of cakes.

Recipe Notes

This easy and delicious appetizer can also be made with crab or chopped scallops. They are easy and quick to prepare. You can use frozen lobster meat or steam your own.