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Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

Classic crab cakes seasoned with Old Bay Seasoning with a light and tasty filling. Perfect for that special occasion.
Course Appetizer, Main Dish


  • 2 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stalk of celery finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 pound blue crab meat
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • olive oil


  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl combine the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, Old Bay seasoning, salt, celery, parsley and eggs. Mix well.
  • Add the crab meat and ½ cup of the panko breadcrumbs and gently fold the mixture together until just combined, keeping the chunks of crab in shape.
  • Form 6 crab cakes and pat remaining bread crumbs on each side of cakes.
  • Place on prepared baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat a large nonstick pan to medium heat and coat the bottom with olive oil. When oil is hot, place crab cakes in pan and cook 3-5 minutes per side until golden brown.


Serve with tartar sauce or homemade sauce.
Recipe provided by Make Your Meals
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