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Easy Crab Cakes Recipe

Mmmm….these tasty crab cakes are one of our favorite comfort foods!  Makes a memorable dinner appetizer–buy hey, you could have them as a snack or with breakfast too! If the recipe looks simple…that’s because it is.  You want the cakes to be delicately spiced and lightly dressed so that the full, sweet flavor of the crabmeat comes through.  No sauce is necessary to enjoy these delicious crab cakes, but you can serve with some tartar sauce or remoulade on the side if you wish.

East Coast Crab Cakes [1]

Crab Cakes

1 pound of crabmeat
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 cup butter
1 cup of fine dry plain bread crumbs
3 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspooon dry mustard
Few sprigs of parsley, finely chopped
2 tablespoons of cream
All-purpose flour

Flake crabmeat if needed.  Brown the chopped onion with a 1/4 cup of butter. Add breadcrumbs and mix well.  Beat eggs thoroughly and add to crabmeat along with crumb mixture, salt, mustard, chopped parsley and cream.  Shape into 8 flat patties, coat with flour and saute in remaining butter until delicately browned on both sides.

And for an amazing crab cake you don’t have make yourself…try our handmade Jumbo Lump East Cost Crab Cakes [2] bursting with big chunks of fresh Blue crab meat.

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