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Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

"We have wonderful seafood here on the East Coast," relates Mrs. Eric Brown of Edison, New Jersey. "When my daughter comes home from college, she always requests these tasty crab cakes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced celery
  • 1 tablespoon minced green pepper
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 ounces fresh or canned crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • Tartar sauce, optional


  • 1. In a small skillet, saute the onion, celery and green pepper in butter until tender. In a bowl, combine the egg substitute and mayonnaise. Add the vegetables, bread crumbs, seafood seasoning, mustard and Worcestershire sauce; mix well. Fold in crab. Shape into four cakes.
  • 2. In a skillet, cook crab cakes in oil over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with tartar sauce if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 310 calories, 22g fat (3g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 814mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Reviews for Maryland Crab Cakes

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shawnba User ID: 2581969 252230
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2016

"These were only ok. I followed the recipe exactly, and thought they needed a little more spice, and they didn't stay together very well. maybe a little more breadcrumbs and seafood seasoning"

joytosew User ID: 4830008 153619
Reviewed May. 16, 2010

"its okay I think they were a little to bitter for us."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.