Rating: 4.33 stars
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Delicious and easy fried crab cakes with little filler and a ton of crab flavor.

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Recipe Summary test

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
3
Yield:
6 cakes
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Ingredients

3
Original recipe yields 3 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix crab, crushed crackers, egg, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, seafood seasoning, mustard, lemon zest, and pepper in a large bowl until well combined. Shape into 6 cakes and place in the refrigerator until firm, about 30 minutes.

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  • Pour 1/8 inch vegetable oil into a large iron skillet or frying pan. Heat over medium-high heat.

  • Remove cakes from the refrigerator and fry in the hot oil until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes per side.

Cook's Note:

You can use Miracle Whip(R) in place of mayonnaise if preferred.

Editor's Note:

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

Nutrition Facts

287 calories; protein 36.8g; carbohydrates 9.4g; fat 10.5g; cholesterol 178.8mg; sodium 1058.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
10/06/2020
Followed the recipe. They were wonderful. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/20/2020
Excellent crab cakes and so easy. Everyone loves them. When I make them they get eaten as soon as they come out of the pan! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
09/26/2020
Didn't make changes. Maybe minor tweaks next time. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/23/2021
Made these for dinner last night and they were a hit! We're only 2 people so I did cut the recipe a bit but used everything. Next time I'll use 1 or 2 additional saltines to hold it together better but that's on me. It was easy and delicious. I'll also take a picture! Read More