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Classic Crab Cakes Recipe

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This recipe for Classic Crab Cakes, by , is from COOKBOOK WORTHY, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Wednesday, July 8, 2009


1 Pound Canned or Cooked Crabmeat, Flaked and Cartilage Removed, (About 2 Cups)
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

In a bowl, combine 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.

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