So Perfect Crab Cakes

So Perfect Crab Cakes Recipe

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Camille Hatcher


Oh my gosh!! I tried this recipe for the first time tonight and they are sooooo good! Enjoy - hope you like them as much as my family did.


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20 Min
10 Min


  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    light mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp
    green onion tops, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    old bay seasoning or similar spice
  • 1/4 tsp
    tabasco sauce
  • 1 lb
    crab meat
  • 10-15
    non-fat saltine crackers, finely crushed
  • 6 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    flour, to dust
  • 4 tsp

How to Make So Perfect Crab Cakes


  1. Mix egg, mayo, onions, seasoning and hot sauce in small bowl until mayo is completely incorporated; set aside.
  2. Lightly break up crab meat in a medium bowl. Add milk; toss to coat. Add crushed saltines; toss gently once again. Using a 1/3 cup measure, scoop up a portion, forming the mixture into a very compact cake. Repeat to make 8 cakes. Lightly dust with flour. (Can be covered with plastic and refrigerated up to 8-hours.)
  3. About 10 minutes before serving, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Carefully add crab cakes; saute, turning once, until golden brown. About 3 minutes per side.
  4. Serving Size = 2 cakes
    315 Calories per serving

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