Best Backfin Crab Cakes

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Crabbycakes

This was a winning recipe in the 1997 Crab Cook-Off in Maryland, my home state.

Top Review by Rita1652

These are seasoned prefectly. No breading for filler you`re eating crab! I did add very finely chopped red peppers. I used Hellmans Mayo instead of Miracle whip. And instead of crackers I used panko flakes. This recipe is most definitely a keeper in my cook book.It was cooked about 3-4 minutes on each side. Thanks for posting a very delish and easy recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat eggs.
  2. Add parsley flakes, Old Bay Seasoning, mustards, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice,Miracle Whip and, salt and pepper.
  3. Carefully add crab meat without breaking up lumps too much.
  4. Roll mixture into 12 balls and roll in cracker crumbs.
  5. Flatten balls into cakes.
  6. Heat saute' pan with a little oil on stove top.
  7. Saute' cakes until golden brown, turning once.
  8. OR broil in oven til golden brown.

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