Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

If you have a little leftover crab, this is the perfect recipe. It makes 2 delicious crab cakes. Time includes 15 minutes for chilling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the crabmeat, mayo, mustard, worcest. sauce, Old Bay Seasoning, bread crumbs, and beaten egg (I only use half of the beaten egg).
  2. Put bowl with mixture in freezer to chill for 5 minutes.
  3. Take bowl out and shape mixture into 2 patties. Wrap the patties with plastic wrap and put back in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  4. In a skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat.
  5. Dredge patties carefully in flour and place in pan.
  6. Cook for about 6 minutes, until browned. Then carefully turn patties and cook the second side about 4 minutes.
Most Helpful

I would avoid this recipe & enjoy precious crab meat with a better researched one.

nwaflygirl50 February 12, 2013

I made this recipe on 1/13/13 for mine and my SO's dinner. And before getting on with my review I have to confess I did use imitation crabmeat ( it was on sale ). As a previous reviewer flower7, I too used an 8 ounce package. Other than the two changes I mentioned, the recipe was made exactly as written. And with the extra crabmeat, I was able to get 4 small patties. When dredging the patties in the flour they seemed like they were going to fall apart,so I used a spatula to transfer to a preheated cast iron skillet which I had added 3 Tablespoons each of the butter & olive oil. After tasting we both thought that it did need a bit more of a " KICK ". Other than that we thought they were pretty good, and give this recipe " A GOOD SOLID 4 ****'s " .Thanks for posting and, " Keep Smiling :) "

Chef shapeweaver � January 14, 2013