Classic Crab Cakes

Crab cakes are always enthusiastically welcomed at any cocktail party.

from Taste of Home

Quick look

  • prep 10 min    cook 10 min
  • serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pound canned crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 2 to 2-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup each chopped celery, green pepper and onion
  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Lemon slices, optional

    How to make it  20 minutes

  • 1

    In a large bowl, combine the crab, bread crumbs, egg, mayonnaise, vegetables and seasonings. Shape into eight patties. Broil patties or cook in a skillet in oil for 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with lemon if desired.