New England Crab Cakes

New England Crab Cakes


"This recipe comes from Maine and is EXCELLENT! These cakes are so yummy they almost melt in your mouth! They're great served with a seafood pasta salad, boiled potatoes, or fresh steamed veggies. "


20 m servings 452 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 452 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 28.4 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 21.8 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 172 mg
  • 57%
  • Sodium:
  • 1277 mg
  • 51%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium size bowl, combine the bread crumbs and the crab meat. Stir the beaten egg, mayonnaise, mustard, Worcestershire and Old Bay Seasoning. Lightly mix these ingredients being careful not to overwork the crab meat. Form into 8 round, flat crab cakes.
  2. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Fry the cakes on each side until crusty and golden brown. Serve warm.
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  1. 103 Ratings


We substituted Townhouse crackers for the breadcrumbs. For our first time making crab cakes they were very good. Although not as good as our favorite restaurant (best crab cakes in Maryland) w...

i added just alittle bit of fresh lemon juice and used the Japenense style bread crumbs. i love this recipe.

I thought these crabcakes were the best. My husband just loved them and he can be a tough critic. I used the seasoned bread crumbs, they were a little salty, may try the plain next time. I would...

added diced green onions and red bell pepper in the mix. Dipped them into panko bread crumbs to ad crunch

This recipe was VERY easy and QUICK. I served it as an appetizer for a dinner party that I was having. I altered it a little. I added about 1/4 tsp of fresh lemon juice and I broiled the c...

I thought this was a great recipe. I added a tiny bit of parmesan cheese and a little more crab than the recipe called for and they were awesome!

These crab cakes were great. It was the first time we tried making them at home, but they turned out delicious. We will definitely make them again and probably at some point for guests.

All I can say is that these were AWESOME!!! I used low-fat mayo instead.....I just wish crab meat wasn't so expensive, otherwise I'd make these all of the time!!!!

Perfect ~ I followed the recipe as written and they are not only easy to make but delish!! For those who opted to leave out the Old Bay and then leave a lesser rating ... there really is no sub...