AuthorCould I Have That Recipe
DifficultyBeginner

My mother-in-law used to make these every summer at the Jersey Shore (where crabs are caught!) They are absolutely the best crab cakes I have ever tasted. We all wanted her recipe, but she never measured anything..,just added the ingredients to taste. So one summer I followed her in the kitchen and measured everything she dumped in the bowl as she added it. These might not be “Mary’s Crab Cakes” but they sure are close!

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins
1

Mix the dry ingredients (bread crumbs, paprika, cayenne, parsley, garlic powder, Old Bay, & salt).

2

Whisk eggs in a separate bowl. Add milk and mayonnaise.

3

Combine dry ingredients with egg mixture.

4

Gently fold in crab meat, being careful not to break up the crab meat and mold into cakes.

5

Heat butter in a frying pan until a drop of water in it sizzles.

6

Fry crab cakes for about 2 mintutes, gently turning once, until golden brown on each side.

Ingredients

Directions

1

Mix the dry ingredients (bread crumbs, paprika, cayenne, parsley, garlic powder, Old Bay, & salt).

2

Whisk eggs in a separate bowl. Add milk and mayonnaise.

3

Combine dry ingredients with egg mixture.

4

Gently fold in crab meat, being careful not to break up the crab meat and mold into cakes.

5

Heat butter in a frying pan until a drop of water in it sizzles.

6

Fry crab cakes for about 2 mintutes, gently turning once, until golden brown on each side.

Mary’s Jersey Shore Crab Cakes