New England Crab Cakes


This recipe comes from Maine and is EXCELLENT! These cakes are so yummy they almost melt in your mouth! They're great served with a seafood pasta salad, boiled potatoes, or fresh steamed veggies.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 cakes


  • 1 pound crabmeat

  • ½ cup dry bread crumbs

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon prepared Dijon-style mustard

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning TM

  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. In a medium size bowl, combine the bread crumbs and the crab meat. Stir the beaten egg, mayonnaise, mustard, Worcestershire and Old Bay Seasoning. Lightly mix these ingredients being careful not to overwork the crab meat. Form into 8 round, flat crab cakes.

  2. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Fry the cakes on each side until crusty and golden brown. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

452 Calories
28g Fat
27g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 452
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 172mg 57%
Sodium 1277mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 143mg 11%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 365mg 8%

* 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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