Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

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Benjamin Carter Modified: March 25, 2022
Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

How To Make Maryland Crab Cakes

Munch on some crispy and golden brown crab cakes, loaded with savory cracker crumbs and classic seasonings, for a deliciously elegant seafood dish!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes



  • cupmayonnaise
  • 1egg
  • 2tspdijon mustard
  • ½tsphot sauce
  • 1tsplemon juice
  • ½tspold bay seasoning
  • 2tbspgreen onions,sliced
  • 1lblump crab meat
  • 1cupsaltine crackers,crushed
  • lemon wedges,for serving, optional
  • remoulade sauce,for serving, optional
  • cooking spray


  1. Place the mayonnaise, egg, Dijon mustard, hot sauce, lemon juice and Old Bay seasoning in a medium bowl. Whisk to combine. Stir in the green onions.

  2. Place the crab and cracker crumbs in a bowl, and gently stir to combine.

  3. Pour the crab mixture into the mayonnaise. Gently toss to coat.

  4. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.

  5. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray.

  6. Gently form the chilled crab mixture into 8 equal sized patties, at approximately ⅓ cup each.

  7. Place the crab cakes on the sheet pan. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

  8. Serve with lemon wedges and remoulade sauce, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 313.36kcal
  • Fat: 19.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.10g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.48g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.12g
  • Fiber: 0.72g
  • Sugar: 0.50g
  • Protein: 22.95g
  • Cholesterol: 157.49mg
  • Sodium: 915.80mg
  • Calcium: 118.90mg
  • Potassium: 350.81mg
  • Iron: 1.58mg
  • Vitamin A: 20.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.98mg
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