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How to make the absolute best crab cakes?


  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 pound jumbo lump crab meat, picked over for shells
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

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What crab meat is best for crab cakes?

How to Choose Crabmeat by Grade

  • Colossal Lump and Jumbo Lump Crabmeat. Colossal lump crab (also known as mega jumbo or super jumbo) is the large chunks of meat that connect to the swimmer fins.
  • Lump Crabmeat. Lump grade crab consists of broken jumbo lumps and large chunks of body meat. ...
  • Backfin Crabmeat. ...
  • Special Crabmeat. ...
  • Claw Crabmeat. ...

Where can I find the best crab cake?

Crab cakes are an iconic dish on the mid-Atlantic coast, especially in Maryland.Made with blue crab meat and Old Bay seasoning, they’re sold in seafood restaurants from New England down to Chesapeake Bay and Washington DC.Here’s where you can get the best crab cakes in Baltimore and across the state.

What are good recipe for crab cakes?


  • Preheat oven broiler.
  • Combine crab meat, bread crumbs, Old Bay Seasoning, and parsley. Mix until well incorporated. ...
  • In a separate bowl, beat together mayonnaise, mustard, and egg. Combine with other ingredients and mix well.
  • Form into patties and refrigerate for about half an hour. ...
  • Put the patties into a lightly greased baking sheet. ...

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