Crab Cakes (The Best)

Crab Cakes (The Best)

  • Preparation 25 min
  • Cooking 10 min
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 4 to 6 servings
  • Freezes Yes

This delicious crab cake recipe is our absolute best!

  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free

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Ingredients

    • 36 saltine crackers, finely crushed (about 1 ½ cups/375 ml)
    • ¼ cup (60 ml) milk
    • 1 lb (450 g) cooked fresh crabmeat, in large pieces (see note)
    • ¼ cup (60 ml) mayonnaise
    • ¼ cup (10 g) chives, finely chopped
    • 1 tbsp butter, melted
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) lemon juice
    • 1 tsp (5 ml) Dijon mustard
    • 1 egg
    • A few drops of Tabasco sauce
    • Pepper
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

If you do not have 1 lb (450 g) fresh crabmeat, you can replace it with ½ lb (225 g) each cooked frozen crab and raw frozen shrimp. Defrost them both and drain well before using.

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