Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes
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An authentic Maryland crab cake recipe - no fillers or funky ingredients. Just good old Maryland blue crab!
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 1 lb jumbo lump crabmeat
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ tsp dried mustard or ¼ Dijon
  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  1. Mix the mayonnaise, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, egg, mustard and Old Bay together in a large mixing bowl. Ensure that all ingredients are thoroughly mixed together. Set aside.
  2. Pick through each individual lump of crab meat. DO NOT break up each lump.
  3. Add crab meat to mayonnaise and egg mixture. Lightly fold crab meat into the mixture.
  4. Form into 4 balls pressing slightly to hold their shape.
  5. Either broil the crab cakes for about 7 minutes or pan fry on each side until golden brown.
  6. Serve with an extra sprinkling of Old Bay, lemon wedges, tartar sauce or cocktail sauce.