Kill Devil Hills Crabcakes



I live near the coast and have visited Kill Devil Hills on the Outer Banks many times. This is a recipe given to me by a native there. Delicious !


★★★★★ 1 vote

6 patties
15 Min
10 Min


  • 1 lb
    flaked crabment - picked through for shell fragments
  • 3/4 c
    cracker crumbs
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 1/3 c
    minced onion
  • 1/3 c
    minced red bell pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    worchestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 3/4 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • ·
    cracker crumbs, for coating
  • ·
    oil for frying (i use canola or peanut)

How to Make Kill Devil Hills Crabcakes


  1. Mix together first 11 ingredients with a fork in a bowl.
  2. Form the mixture into patties and roll in cracker crumbs to coat (see photo)
  3. Heat the oil on medium heat and fry until patties are a golden brown.
  4. Drain on paper towels and serve hot....Enjoy

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