Spago Crab Cakes Red Pepper Sauce

Martha Price


This sauce goes with the crab cakes served at the world famous restaurant Spago. The crab cakes and sauce are the creation of Spago owner and chef, Wolfgang Puck.

I have also posted the crab cakes recipe.


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4 - 6
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 5 Tbsp
  • 1/2
    red onion, diced
  • 1/2
    sweet red pepper, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, mashed or diced
  • 2
    spigs thyme, leaves only
  • 1/2 c
    white wine
  • 1 c
    whipping cream
  • ·
    salt, pepper
  • ·
    juice of 1/2 lemon

How to Make Spago Crab Cakes Red Pepper Sauce


  1. Heat 3 tablespoons butter in saucepan until foamy. Saute onion, red pepper, garlic and thyme until vegetables are tender.
  2. Add white wine to pan, swirling and stirring, and reduce until thick. Add cream, bring to boil then puree in blender. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter, salt and pepper to taste, and lemon juice. Strain and keep warm.

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About Spago Crab Cakes Red Pepper Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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