This is a traditional recipe for crabcakes made from Maryland blue crab meat. Crabcakes can be made with “lump crab meat”, claw meat, or mixed crab meat.


1 lb. Maryland blue crab meat
1/2 cup bread crumbs
2 eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tsp. dry mustard or yellow mustard
1 tsp. crab seasoning
1/4 tsp. black pepper
dash Worcestershire sauce

Prep Notes:

Check crab meat for shells before mixing.


  1. Mix eggs, mayo, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and seasonings.
  2. Blend in crab meat and bread crumbs.
  3. Form into cakes and place on a platter lined with wax paper.
  4. Chill crab cakes for 30-60 minutes before cooking for best results.
  5. Fry in a hot cast iron skillet until golden brown or broil in the oven until brown, flipping once.

Servings: 3-4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

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