Maryland Crab Cakes III

Maryland Crab Cakes III


"These crab cakes are rich and moist with lots of meat and very little filling. Typical of finer restaurants!"


25 m servings 409 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 31.6 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 18.6 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 820 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven on broiler setting. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together crushed saltine crackers, mayonnaise, brown mustard, onion, celery, and Old Bay seasoning. Gently stir in the crabmeat. Shape into 6 patties. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Broil crab cakes 8 to 10 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
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  1. 218 Ratings


This was a good basic recipe. I made a few changed/additions. Like other users, halved the mayo and added 2 eggs. Used a bit more crab meat, as I like mine full of crab. 1/2 saltines, 1/2 br...

These were really great! They made me homesick for Baltimore. Too salty for me so I replaced the crackers with bread crumbs and added a bit more Old Bay instead. I think next time I'll try unsal...

AFTER READING ALL THE REVIEWS: I tried this several recommended ways, and this seems to be the key to a happy crowd for us.. 1) changing mayo amount to 1/2C or it turns out to be very greasy to ...

I made this for my wife and she loved it. We gave some to our neighbors who also liked it and now want the recipe. It tastes great and is easy to make. Since the recipe doesn't ask for frying, c...

I have made this recipe more times than I can count. I use 1 cup breadcrumbs instead of the saltine crackers and made the cakes considerably smaller (about 2 inches in diameter - I get about 20...

These were awesome! I used Club crackers instead of saltines. The butter flavor really added to the recipe. I chopped the onion and celery super fine and used just a little less onion than 1/...

I love crab cakes and now my own crab cakes are my favorite. I can never stick to a recipe, so I added to this recipe, but it was great. I used bread crumbs and corn meal instead of saltines, ...

these crab cakes were really good and im excited about them! ill definitely be making them again. i changed the recipe slightly: used 2 eggs and 1/2 cup mayo instead of a whole cup. added green...

This is a great recipe! Like others, I added a few of my own ideas. I added a little cajun seasoning & cayenne, and I increased the amount of mustard. I sauteed in a very small amount of olive...