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Maryland Crab Cakes

Yield 12 (4-inch) cakes


  • 3 slices bread, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh lump crab meat, drained and flaked
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • Lemon wedges
  • Tartar sauce

How to Make It

  1. Place bread in a large bowl; sprinkle with water to moisten. Add crab meat, eggs, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, chopped parsley, mustard, Old Bay Seasoning, and salt; stir well. Shape mixture into twelve 4-inch patties.

  2. Heat 1/4 inch of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown, turning once. Drain well on paper towels. Serve with lemon wedges and tartar sauce.

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