Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

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Mary Petruce


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


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15 Min
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  • 1 lb
    fresh jumbo or lump blue crab meat.
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 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


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

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