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.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 2
  • Calories 350
  • Fat 25g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 140mg
  • Sodium 710mg
  • Potassium 45mg
  • Carbohydrate 5g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 27g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 8%