Maryland Crab Cakes

  • Yield: 4 servings

"When blue crabs were swimming the Chesapeake Bay, I would catch them, and steam them, setting aside the meat. Then my mother would make her special Maryland crab cakes."


1 egg
1/2cup mayonnaise
1tablespoon parsley
1teaspoon dry mustard
1/2teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/2teaspoon baking powder
1teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1pinch white pepper
1slice white bread without crust, crumbed
1pound back fin crabmeat


  1. Combine all ingredients except breadcrumbs and crab in a bowl and mix.
  2. Fold in crab meat and breadcrumbs softly, and form into cakes.
  3. Saute in vegetable shortening or butter.

Recipe by Bob Peters, Nokomis, Fla.


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