Uncle Frank's Crab Cakes

Leave 2 or more crab cakes uncooked if you plan to make Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp. Add an additional teaspoon of Old Bay seasoning for more flavor.


Makes 6 cakes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours
Cook: 8 Minutes


3 white bread slices
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 large egg
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon parsley flakes
Pinch of pepper
Dash of hot sauce
1 pound fresh jumbo lump crabmeat, drained and picked
1/2 cup vegetable oil


Pulse bread in food processor 6 times or until coarsely crumbled.

Whisk together mayonnaise and next 9 ingredients in a large bowl; gently fold in breadcrumbs and crabmeat (being careful not to break up crab). Shape mixture into 6 patties; place on a baking sheet. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

Cook crab cakes, in batches, in hot oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden.