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Crab Cake Recipe

This crab cake recipe is easy to make and yields delicious, crispy cakes. Also, if you are looking for a reliable crab cake recipe, this is the one!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 339 kcal


  • Frying pan
  • Electric Oven


  • 1 lb lump crab meat drained
  • 0.5 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp old bay seasoning
  • 0.25 cup parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 0.5 cup panko bread crumbs


  • Mix all of the ingredients except for the crab meat in a large bowl.
  • Gently fold in the crab meat until everything is evenly mixed.
  • Form the mixture into small cakes and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes so that they firm up.
  • Bake in a preheated oven to 350°F.
  • To cook, heat a large skillet over medium heat and add oil. Add the crab cakes to the hot oil and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve with your favorite sauce.



    Serving Suggestions

    • Serve with a simple remoulade sauce or tartar sauce.
    • These would be perfect with the proper dipping sauce made of mayonnaise.

    Storing Suggestions

    These crab cakes can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. Freeze these crab cakes for up to 3 months. To reheat, place them on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F until heated.


    Calories: 339kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 24gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 13gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 1293mgPotassium: 314mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 124IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 86mgIron: 2mg
    Keyword Crab Cake
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