Recipes and Cooking Classic Crab Cakes 4.5 (15) 1 Review Get the secrets to making rich, delicious crab cakes at home. This simple recipe has less filler allowing the sweet, succulent crab flavor to shine. By Matt Lee and Ted Lee Published on August 1, 2015 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Hands On Time: 50 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 25 mins Servings: 16 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ pound cooked crabmeat* 6 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 1 cup panko bread crumbs ½ cup finely chopped Italian parsley 2 green onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 - 2 tablespoon peanut or canola oil ¼ cup unsalted butter Paprika Lemon wedges Directions Place the crabmeat in a large mixing bowl, pinching through the pile with your fingers to find any bits of shell and to break up large pieces. Add the mayonnaise, mustard, 1/4 cup of the bread crumbs, parsley, green onions, garlic, salt, and pepper; fold to combine. Add the eggs and fold to combine. To form patties, on a tray, pat about 1/4 cup of the mixture into a 2 1/2-inch round cutter, then lift off the cutter, forming 16 cakes. Cover with plastic wrap, press lightly, and chill at least 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place remaining bread crumbs in a shallow dish. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 12-inch skillet. Heat over medium-high heat. Lightly dredge both sides of 8 cakes in bread crumbs and add to skillet. Press lightly with a spatula and cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side or until golden brown. Transfer to a shallow baking pan. Repeat with remaining cakes, adding more oil, if necessary. Top each cake with a slice of butter and bake for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with paprika and serve with lemon wedges. * Look for refrigerated tubs or cans of pasteurized crabmeat. Matt and Ted recommend using a mixture of lump and claw meat. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 128 Calories 9g Fat 3g Carbs 9g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 128 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 74mg 25% Sodium 314mg 14% Total Carbohydrate 3g 1% Protein 9g Vitamin C 5.7mg 29% Calcium 49mg 4% Iron 0.6mg 3% Potassium 144mg 3% Folate, total 29.8mcg Vitamin B-12 1.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.