Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe


Maryland has prided itself on serving the finest crab cakes in the States. You can make Maryland crab cakes from lump or backfin meat. This Maryland crab cake recipe is from the Governor of Maryland and is easy follow at home. Crab cakes can be served as an appetizer, entree or on a sandwich with lettuce, tomato, and pickles. Condiments can include cocktail sauce, tartar sauce, mustard, Worcestershire sauce or Old Bay. Enjoy!

Maryland Crab Cake Recipe

1 pound Maryland crab meat
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1 large egg
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
Margarine, butter or oil for frying

In a large bowl, combine the jumbo lump crabmeat, celery, mayonnaise, celery seed, paprika, sugar, pepper, seafood seasoning and parsley. Mix well and refrigerate the crab salad mixture until chilled.
In a large salad bowl, combine the crab, celery, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, and mayonnaise. Mix well and chill before serving. Place the lettuce in salad plates and spoon the crab salad mixture. Garnish with tomatoes and eggs.