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Old Bay® Crab Cakes

"If you like Maryland crab cakes, you will love this classic Old Bay® recipe featuring fresh lump crab meat that is sensationally seasoned with Old Bay® seasoning."
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20 m servings 184 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 184 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.5g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 22.7 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 115 mg
  • 38%
  • Sodium:
  • 1037 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Break bread into small pieces and moisten with milk. Add remaining ingredients and combine well.
  2. Shape mixture into patties. Broil or fry until golden-brown on both sides.

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  1. 28 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I substituted Halibut from the night before instead of crab meat, positively the best "crab" cakes we've ever had!!!!

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very bland and tasteless never again will make these

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I substituted Halibut from the night before instead of crab meat, positively the best "crab" cakes we've ever had!!!!

very bland and tasteless never again will make these

This is a very good start, but needed some additional spices to avoid blandness: i added 1/4 tsp dry mustard, 1 tsp dijon, 1/8 tsp fresh ground pepper, and a tablspoon of finely minced green oni...

We served this on our special Mother's Day buffet and it was a huge succes! Lot's of compliments. Enough of a zing to get your attention but not overwhelming. Was complimented well with a swe...

Very easy and very flavorful! I know I will be making these again and again.

Wow! No one does it better than Old Bay! I've been trusting their spice as my "secret ingredient" for many years.

These crab cakes were really good my family raved over them the only thing was I did'nt make enough next time I'll have to double the batch.

Best crab cakes with a couple of revisions. I used pumpernikel bread, and added a small amount of bread crumbs. Instead of Old Bay seasoning (which I couldn't find), I used the salt free Tony Sa...

Did not hold together well and lacked something. Maybe more Oldbay would give it more flavor.