Classic Crab Cakes Recipe

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Landon
Landon December 22, 2020
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How To Make Classic Crab Cakes

These crab cakes are made with real crab meat and fried until crispy and golden. Serve this up for brunch or as a tasty snack in just under one hour!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbcrabmeat,picked free of shells
  • cupbreadcrumbs,or Panko, plus more
  • ¼cupparsley
  • ¼cupmayonnaise
  • 1egg
  • 1tspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1lime,zested
  • ½lime,juiced
  • 1tspsalt
  • flour,for dusting
  • 2eggs,with 2 tbsp of water, beaten
  • ½cupcanola oil,for frying

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the crabmeat, ⅓ cup of breadcrumbs, parsley, mayonnaise, egg, Worcestershire sauce, lime zest, lime juice, and salt.

  2. Use a ¼ cup scoop to form even patties, then dust them flour. Dredge the cakes through the water and egg mixture, then coat with breadcrumbs.

  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When the oil is hot, carefully place the crab cakes, in batches, then fry for 4 to 5 minutes until browned.

  4. Carefully flip crab cakes and fry the other side for 4 minutes until golden brown.

  5. Serve warm on top of English muffins, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 356.04kcal
  • Fat: 28.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.35g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.31g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.63g
  • Fiber: 0.86g
  • Sugar: 0.86g
  • Protein: 17.35g
  • Cholesterol: 157.06mg
  • Sodium: 566.73mg
  • Calcium: 102.02mg
  • Potassium: 277.27mg
  • Iron: 1.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 46.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.82mg
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