Dorsey's Fish & Oyster House Crab Cakes


This recipe makes traditional crab cakes. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
9 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 to 8 crab cakes


  • 1 ½ teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning™

  • 2 tablespoons biscuit baking mix

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 pound crabmeat

  • 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying


  1. Mix together Old Bay™ seasoning, baking mix, and parsley in a medium size mixing bowl. Stir mayonnaise, mustard, egg, and Worcestershire sauce into dry ingredients. Mix in crab meat gently. Form mixture into 6 to 8 balls.

  2. Heat 1 inch oil in a large, heavy bottomed skillet to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). Place balls in pan, and flatten slightly with a spatula. Flip the crab cakes over after 3 minutes, or when the crab cake is browned on one side. Continue frying until done. Drain on paper towels.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

295 Calories
27g Fat
2g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 295
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 368mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 237mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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