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This Maryland specialty -- pan-fried patties of crab meat coated with bread crumbs and flavored with lively seasonings -- is quick to make.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
6 mins
total:
26 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Thaw crab, if frozen; drain. In a mixing bowl combine egg, green onion, mayonnaise, parsley, mustard, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and 1/4 cup of the bread crumbs. Stir in crab; mix well. Shape into four patties about 3/4 inch thick.

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  • Combine the remaining bread crumbs and cornmeal. Coat patties with cornmeal mixture. In a large skillet heat oil. Add crab cakes. Cook over medium heat about 3 minutes on each side or until golden and heated through. Add additional oil, if necessary. Serve crab cakes hot with lemon wedges and, if desired, tartar sauce. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Tips

Prepare and shape crab cakes. Cover and chill up to 8 hours before cooking.

Nutrition Facts

230 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 84mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 12g; protein 11g; sodium 380mg.
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