Maryland Crab Cakes

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READY IN: 1hr 27mins
Recipe by Yia Yia

I found this recipe in Cook's Country. It's delicious! Nice and crabby with a little kick. I made these appetizer size for Memorial Day and got 16 little cakes from this recipe. Deelish and easy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Process crackers in food processor until finely ground.
  2. Dry crabmeat well with paper towels.
  3. Using rubber spatula, gently combine crabmeat, 1/4 c cracker crumbs, scallions, melted butter, mayonnaise, egg yolk, mustard hot sauce and Old Bay in a large bowl.
  4. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions and shape into tight, mounded cakes. Press top of each cake in remaining crumbs.
  5. Transfer crumb side down to a large plate and refrigerate, covered, for at least 1 hour, or up to 8 hours.
  6. Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat broiler. Grease an 8" square area in center of rimmed baking sheet with softened butter.
  7. Transfer crab cakes to prepared baking sheet, crumb side down. Broil until crab cakes are golden brown, 12-15 minutes.
  8. Serve with lemon wedges.

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