Baked Maryland Lump Crab Cakes

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These baked crab cakes are authentic Maryland-style crab cakes. Many people claim to make a true Maryland crab cake, but I have lived by the Chesapeake Bay on Kent Island, MD, nearly my whole life and can say that this recipe with all lump meat with almost no filler tastes incredible!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 crab cakes

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup bread crumbs

  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay™

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • ¾ cup cholesterol-free egg product

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 pound lump crab meat

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.

  2. Combine bread crumbs, seafood seasoning, baking powder, parsley, mustard powder, and pepper in a medium bowl; set aside.

  3. Stir together egg product, butter, mayonnaise, and Worcestershire in a large bowl until smooth. Fold in crab meat, then fold in bread crumb mixture until well-blended.

  4. Shape mixture into twelve 3/4-inch-thick crab cakes and place onto the prepared baking sheet.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Flip crab cakes; continue to bake until nicely browned, 10 to 15 minutes more.

Tips

To make a lighter version, omit butter, use fat-free mayonnaise, increase bread crumbs to 5 tablespoons, and use egg whites instead of regular egg product.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

92 Calories
4g Fat
3g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 92
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 344mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 220mg 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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