Classic Crab Cakes

Crab cakes are always enthusiastically welcomed at any cocktail party.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”10 min” serves=”8″ details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]
[ingredients-left]

  • 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

[/ingredients-left]
[ingredients-right]

  • 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

[/ingredients-right]
[/ingredients-list]

[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”20 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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. [/step-item]

[/step-list-wrapper]

Originally Published in Reader's Digest

Popular Videos