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My husband and I are very picky about crab cakes and this was an awesome recipe. The only thing i did different was add an extra egg to the mixture to make it bind better (if you use 1lb of meat). I also used panko in the mixture and coated the outside of the patties with egg and panko to give it an extra crunch.

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sg1574 February 25, 2012

I made this for my son for lunch today. I don't know but I'm thinking that some restaurants we have gone to are passing off imitation crab for the real stuff now that I've tried this recipe. Thanks for the tasty recipe. (I used panko bread crumbs since I had no crackers.)

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My Sweetie's Sweetheart June 08, 2011

I ended up substituting a lot of parts of this recipe because I was missing some things... blue cheese dressing instead of light mayo, Aroy-D chili paste instead of cayenne pepper, lime juice instead of lemon and no Old Bay seasoning. I reduced the amount of onion since my girlfriend and I aren't fond enough of onions to throw three (I halved the recipe to make 4 crab cakes) into one dish. Tasted awesome, definitely gonna make it again.

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Anonymous March 10, 2015

GREAT recipe, but it was really lacking moisture to stick everything together. I doubled the recipe and added a finely chopped red bell pepper and extra Old Bay for a kick. To fix the moisture issue, I added an extra egg, almost a total of 1/4 cup of lite mayo, then almost 1/4 cup of fat free sour cream. At that point, the patties formed nicely and I had no issues with them falling apart. They turned out very moist, flaky, and delicious. Six picky people ate until they were stuffed and we had no leftovers. Thank you "lolablitz" for the recipe!

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Deborah M. July 18, 2014

I made this recipe and it turned out great!! I used an imitation crab I bought at the dollar store (do not recommend) and it was not good by itself, but it turned out great with this recipe. I also used panko in the mixture and coated the outside with egg and panko and this is the real special touch in this recipe!

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Kátia E. March 06, 2014

Fantastic. My husband had bought some ranch flavored bread crumbs recently and I used them in place of the crackers. It was wonderful. Thank you for the recipe. I want to share with my facebook buddies now.

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Tickles62 June 06, 2013

I used Old Bay, but instead of the regular, threw in the Blackened version-gave the cakes a real nice zing! Overall very tasty!

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dizzybluebaby April 15, 2013

I had some left over imitation crab and gave this a try. Wow! Is it good. Highly recommended!

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ckebalo January 23, 2013

I thought it was good, but I had to make several modifications. I thought the Cayenne was too strong so I reduced that and added more Old Bay. I also thought the mixture was too loose so I added more egg and used more bread crumbs to hold it togather. I also coated the outside of the cake w/ more bread crumbs before frying. Turned out good.

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ccarnes14 January 08, 2013

I really enjoyed these and so did my husband I had 1 package of the imitation crab and I got enough for 1 supper.I used panko instead of crackers. Thank you for posting.

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bigbadbrenda October 30, 2012
Imitation Crab Cakes