Crab Cakes Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Cooked crabmeat1 Pound
 Butter/Oil4 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Dry bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Dry mustard1 Teaspoon
 Chopped parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Heavy cream2 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1734 Calories from Fat 801

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g140.1%

Saturated Fat 47.2 g236.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1065.5 mg

Sodium 7413.7 mg308.9%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.4%

Sugars 13.3 g

Protein 123 g246.8%

Vitamin A 73.2% Vitamin C 100%

Calcium 55.2% Iron 68.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Pick over the crabmeat very carefully, taking our and discarding all bits of the shell.

2) In a skillet, melt the butter and cook the onion over low heat till it has turned transparent.
3) Add the breadcrumbs and blend properly.
4) Stir in the cleaned crabmeat, the beaten eggs as well as the seasoning.
5) Add just enough heavy cream to hold the mixture together.
6) Shape the mixture into 6 flat cakes and then roll each cake in flour.
7) In butter or oil, sauté the cakes till they have all nicely browned on both the sides and have thoroughly heated.

8) Serve hot with lemon butter and tartar sauce.