Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

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Mary Petruce

By
@Grandmomskitchen

This is recipe from an old friend that I spent much time with fishing and crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. It is simple and compliments the crab with no unnecessary fillers that take away from that sweet crab taste. Enjoy

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
fresh jumbo or lump blue crab meat.
2 Tbsp
mayonnaise
2
eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2
small onion, grated
1/2 Tbsp
mustard powder
1 tsp
fresh lemon juice
1 tsp
fresh chopped parsley
1/2 tsp
old bay seasoning
18
ritz crackers,crumbled

How to Make Maryland Crab Cakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine all ingredients except crackers
  • 2Add cracker crumbs in as close to the time you will be sauteeing as possible so they don't get soggy
  • 3form into patties about the size of a hamburger
  • 4saute in frying pan on medium to high heat in butter,10 minutes each side
  • 5make sure crab cakes are crisp outside but moist inside

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About Maryland Crab Cakes

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #FRESH, #crab