Mom's Crab Cakes

Mom's Crab Cakes Recipe

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Our family and friends fondly remember many delicious meals prepared by my Mother. Often expected in the summer time were Mom's great crab cakes! I can see her now mixing these up and being humble about the compliments given to her.


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2 lb
backfin crab meat
eggs, beaten well
1/4 c
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 Tbsp
prepared mustard
1/2 tsp
old bay seasoning
1/2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/4 c
2 tsp
minced green pepper
2 tsp
minced red pepper
1/4 c
butter, melted
3/4 c
cracker crumbs

How to Make Mom's Crab Cakes


  • 1Go over crab meat carefully to remove any shell...set aside.
  • 2Add beaten eggs to a large bowl along with the milk, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, mustard, Old Bay seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, minced green and red peppers, melted butter and the cracker crumbs. Mix well. Gently fold in the crab meat and shape into 8 crab cakes.
  • 3You may either fry these in hot butter until golden brown or broil these. Serve with lemon wedges and tarter sauce. Enjoy!

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About Mom's Crab Cakes

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #shellfish

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