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Crab Cake Recipes presents dozens of the most delicious crab cake recipes along with tips and tricks for perfect recipe preparation. Enjoy classic crab cake recipes from around the world, each recipe taking advantage of a crab species elf bar unique to local cuisine, and using local, fresh ingredients. You will also find a nice selection of gourmet and specialty crab cake recipes that take crab cakes to a whole new culinary level.

North, South, East, and West. Different parts of the U.S. and the world are home to a wide variety of large and small crab species, with crabmeat that varies in texture and flavor. Wherever you are in the world, local, fresh crab is the best choice for crab cakes. When you cant get local crab, seek out the freshest crab you can buy and match your recipe with the crab type. The most important step when preparing crab cakes is buying quality, and fresh ingredients, when possible.

Crab cakes are a comfort food for some, the first thing they seek out at a breakfast buffet. Others love a crab cake appetizer, especially brilliant when served before a simple seafood entree. Crab cakes are generally prepared small in size, and set the stage for additional comfort food, or a full meal. Try one of our amazing crab cake recipes as a sumptuous starter. Crab cakes served with a light salad or rice dish make a wonderful meal.

Crab cakes are prepared a variety of different ways including baking, broiling, deep-frying, sauteing, grilling, oven-steaming, and no cooking at all. While most crab cake recipes are relatively easy to prepare, care should be taken at each step to insure consistency of flavor, texture, and aroma. Each crab cake recipe is unique. The key to perfect crab cakes is having the right crab for the cakes. One of the tricks to achieving a consistent, light, flaky crab cake is using a minimum amount of filler and binder. The result is a crab cake with rich crab flavor.

Whether deep-fried, pan-fried or broiled, crab cakes are delicious served alone, but often are accompanied with special sauces or salsas to enhance the delicate flavors. Crab cake recipes presents many delicious sauce and salsa recipes including dijon crab cake sauce, remoulade sauce, lemon dill sauce, horseradish mayo, and classic and modernized cocktail and tartar sauces.

Crab cakes are a culinary treat. When prepared right they are crispy and buttery, with a perfect blend of spice and texture. Nothing is better. Crab Cake Recipes offers a growing collection of crab cake recipes. Try a few recipes and master them. Friends and family will love you for it.

Featured Recipe

Crab Cakes Chesapeake

1 pound lump Crab Meat
1 Large Egg
2 tablespoons Real Mayonnaise
1/3 cup soft, Fresh Bread Crumbs, no crust
1 tablespoon minced Parsley
1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 to 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
Dash of Freshly Ground Pepper
Saltine Crackers, about 12, crushed
Peanut Oil, for deep-frying


  1. Combine crab, egg, mayo, crumbs, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, Old Bay and pepper.
  2. Mix to combine and refrigerate 4 hours.
  3. Form into balls using a 1/3-cup measure.
  4. Gently roll the balls in cracker crumbs and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  5. Gently deep-fry about 45 seconds or until golden.
  6. Transfer to a 350-degree oven for 5 minutes to finish cooking.