Crab Cakes Recipe

Crab Cakes Recipe

Crab Cakes Recipe
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Prep Time: 25 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 8 cakes


  • 1 tbsp butter OR margarine
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 8 oz crab meat, flaked OR imitation crab meat, diced
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp Durkee® Onion, Minced
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Durkee® Chesapeake Bay Spice
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp corn oil


  1. Melt butter in small saucepan or skillet; sauté red bell peppers until tender, about 2 to 3 minutes. Combine sautéed peppers with crab meat, egg, onion, mayonnaise, lemon juice, seafood seasoning and bread crumbs in large mixing bowl. Blend thoroughly. Form into 2-inch diameter patties.
  2. Heat oil in heavy skillet on medium low heat. Sauté crab cakes until browned and cooked through, about 4 minutes on each side. Serve with Zesty Tartar Sauce.


Crab cakes can be served on toasted buns for a sandwich.

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