Confetti Crab Cakes

Diane C.


I wanted to surprise my DH by making some crab cakes for lunch. I found a basic recipe and tweaked it. They were so good, I thought I would share the recipe.

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4-6, depending on size
20 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


2 Tbsp
margarine or butter, divided
1/3 c
onion, finely chopped
1/3 c
celery, finely chopped
1/3 c
bell pepper, finely chopped
1 medium
carrot, peeled and grated
1/2 c
all-purpose baking mix
2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 c
breadcrumbs, plain
2 large
eggs, slightly beaten
2 can(s)
crabmeat, 6 oz.
1/8 tsp
old bay seasoning
1 Tbsp


1Melt 1 T margarine or butter over medium heat in a medium saucepan. Saute the onions, celery, bell pepper and carrots for 2-3 minutes.
2Drain the crab meat. Flake it into a medium bowl. Add sauteed vegetables. Add the breadcrumbs, baking mix, worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and old bay seasoning. Lightly beat the egg and add them to the mix. Stir to moisten all ingredients.
3Heat the 1 T oil and 1T margarine or butter over medium heat in a large frying pan. Divide the mixture into 4 large patties. Fry in the hot pan for 3 minutes per side til golden.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #crab