Restaurant Crab Cake Recipe

crabcakeA Maryland favorite for generations, crab cakes shaped the Chesapeake culture. A party favorite, the restaurant crab cake- void of any filler- is favored over the less substantial boardwalk crab cake, which has a much higher ratio of filler and breading.






  • 8oz. Crab Meat
    1 egg
    1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    1 tablespoon mayonnaise
    1 teaspoon lemon juice
    1 teaspoon Old Bay Seafood Seasoning
    1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
    2 teaspoon mustard
    1 teaspoon melted butter
    ½ teaspoon parsley flakes
    ¼ cup breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
    Combine all ingredients except for crab meat in a large mixing bowl.
    Fold in the crab meat without breaking up crabmeat lumps.
    Shape into cakes and place on baking sheet.
    Bake 13-16 minutes or until evenly brown on each side.