Maryland Crab Cakes

  • 1 lb lump crab meat
  • 2/3 cup dry plain breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoon Old bay seasoning or other seafood seasoning
  • (1/3 cup finely diced red pepper)
  • 1/4 cup finely sliced scallion or green onion
  • (1/4 cup finely chopped parsley)
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg white
  • (chipotle to taste)
  • oil for frying, olive
  • Tartar sauce, lemon wedges
  1. In a large bowl, break out crabmeat into slightly smaller pieces and pick through mixture to make sure that no shell pieces remain.
  2. In a smaller bowl, combine breadcrumbs, seasoning, red pepper, scallion, parsley and black pepper. Add to crab, then mix in mayonnaise, egg and egg white.
  3. Blend well and gently form into patties. (8-9 large or 10 to 12 small patties). Flatten patties. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat 1/2 inch of oil in heavy skillet over medium heat and fry for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, turning gently, until golden brown. drain on paper towels.
recipes/maryland_crab_cakes.txt · Last modified: 2010/04/11 13:47 by mcf
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