Crab Cakes

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Apr. 11, 2013

This crab cakes recipe is loaded with lump crab meat.


For crab cakes
Blue crab meat 1 Pound
Scallion 1 , chopped
Garlic clove 1 , chopped
Chopped red pepper 1 Tablespoon , chopped finely
Chopped yellow pepper 1 Tablespoon , chopped finely
Crackers/Saltine cracker 15 , crushed
Hot sauce 1 Dash
Creole seasoning/Old bay seasoning 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Cracked pepper To Taste
Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
Egg 1
Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon
For frying
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
For serving
Lemon wedges 4



1. In a large bowl, put together all the ingredients for crab cakes and mix well using hands.

2. Shape the crab mixture into patties, of desired size.

3. In a non-stick pan over medium heat, pour in the olive oil and butter, and allow to melt the butter.

4. Place the crab mixture and fry for about 2 minutes on both the sides, or until it gets browned in colour and crispy.

5. Using a slotted spoon, remove the crab cakes and drain on kitchen tissues.


6. Serve hot with lemon wedge, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 319Calories from Fat 124

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 679 mg28.29%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet