Ingredients

How to make it

  • In a medium bowl, combine the egg, mayonnaise, mustard, Worcestershire, Tabasco, lemon juice, Old Bay, salt and pepper. Mix so that all the ingredients are well-incorporated.
  • Add the cracker crumbs and parsley and mix well.
  • Gently fold in crabmeat until just combined (try not to break up lumps of crabmeat).
  • Using wet hands, shape mixture into 6 patties---8 patties if you like them smaller (do not pack too firmly; cakes should be as loose as possible and still hold their shape).
  • Put the crab cakes on a large platter or cookie sheet as they're shaped. Cover with foil and refrigerate at least 1 hour before cooking.
  • Set oven on Broil ( around 450 ) and place crab cakes a non stick sprayed cookie sheet. Put crab cakes in oven on medium height rack.
  • After 3 minutes of initial cooking time open oven to turn crab cakes over
  • using a spatula and your hands. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels. Serve with lemon and tartar sauce.

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  • JaimeP 2 years ago
    These are truly delicious and I encourage everyone to try this recipe. My father was a Chief-and his crab cakes are wonderful! However these are much easier to make-and my honey just loves them. So we make these often as a treat to ourselves.
    Jaime, Winchester, VA
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    vino4dino ate it and said...
    I made these crab cakes yesterday and I must say that this willl be my "default" crab cake recipe. You know, when I want the real deal without trying to be creative. Thanks. They are absolutely delicious!!!
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    drgngirl ate it and said...
    I love Crab cakes. One of the best I had was at Virginia Beach. This recipe sounds wonderful.
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  • cookinggood 6 years ago
    My Husband's family are from Baltimore. This would be great to serve when they come for dinner! Your recipe sounds very close to the one the have talked about.
    Thanks,
    Ferri
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    vino4dino ate it and said...
    This sounds like a winner. Very traditional in the sense that you don't have too many ingrediants which could overpower the flavor of the crab. I'm from Baltimore so I grew up eating crabs. I still love them, no matter what the going price is.
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    lunasea ate it and said...
    These are so great and loaded with crab. One of my favorite crab cake recipes ever. Great post!
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