Dad's Broiled Crab Cakes

Recipe by From Cherry Barranco. This recipe won first place at the Coast Day 1997 Crab Cake Cook-off sponsored by the University of Delaware Sea Grants Program. For more crab cake recipes please visit: which has several recipes from the Capital Cookbook section of the gazette.
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  • ServesMakes 8 Crab Cakes


    • 2 pounds crab meat
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1/2 Cup mayonnaise
    • 1/4 cup mustard
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
    • 1 cup crushed Saltine crackers
    • 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
    • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
    • 1 ounce parsley, chopped
    • Dash of garlic powder


Pick through crab meat carefully to remove any bits cartridge or shell.

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, mixing well. Form into crab cakes about 1/2" thick. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

Broil in oven 6 minutes on each side until browned and heated through.

Serve with a red cocktail sauce and/or a flavored tartar sauce.
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