Crab Cake Sandwiches Recipe
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Crab Cake Sandwiches Recipe

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"While it's in the oven, I prepare Crab Cake Sandwiches." Yvonne continues. She originally created the golden cakes to use up some leftover crab, but you can make them anytime by simply using convenient canned crab. "Alan loves them," she notes. "I've served them to family and friends, and they always ask for the recipe. "I've also used the crab mixture to stuff mushroom caps and bake them as an appetizer."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 cans (6 ounces each) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1/2 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers (about 10 crackers)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 6 hard rolls, split
  • Lettuce leaves, tomato and onion slices, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 430 calories, 22g fat (3g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 931mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 14g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the crab, crushed crackers, onion and green pepper. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, egg, salt, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and garlic powder. Stir into crab mixture until blended. Shape into six 3-in. patties; coat with flour.
  2. In a large skillet, fry patties in oil for 5 minutes on each side or until browned. Serve on rolls with lettuce, tomato and onion if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Crab Cake Sandwiches in Quick Cooking January/February 2003, p21`

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MomBee4 User ID: 5819482 53305
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2011

"I tried this recipe with a couple of alterations. I didn't have dry mustard so I used prepared and instead of green peppers I used red and yellow. I also chopped up shrimp and added them. Delicious."

joniotto User ID: 1827180 54253
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2009

"I substituted sweet red pepper for the green pepper - these are delicious served as sandwiches or by themselves."

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