Combine all ingredients except the olive oil in a bowl. Toss gently. Divide the crab mixture into 6 equal portions (about 2/3 cups each), shaping each into a 1/2 inch thick patty.
Heat a non stick skillet over medium high heat. Add oil to the pan; swirl to coat. Add 3 crab cakes to the pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned and heated through. Remove crab cakes from the pan; keep warm.
Repeat the procedure with the remaining 3 crab cakes.