Easy Crab Cakes Recipe

Easy Crab Cakes Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by Preppy Kitchen via Youtube


This crab cake recipe by Preppy Kitchen is one of the easiest dishes you can prepare at home. It has a crispy texture and is full of delicious crab flavor! It’s perfect on its own but even more delicious with the tartar sauce and a little bit of lemon juice. Serve it with salads, grilled veggies, or sweet potatoes for a wonderful meal. Read on or watch the video below for full instructions.



  • 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 pound of lump crab meat
  • 1/2 cup of panko breadcrumbs
  • vegetable or canola oil
  • tartar sauce


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Step 1:

Prepare the baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper.

Step 2:

Add 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon of mustard, 1 1/2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon of zest, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of hot sauce, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper, and 1 egg in a large mixing bowl. Whisk until well combined. Add the crab meat and panko, then gently fold until blended.

Easy Crab Cakes Recipe Ingredients
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Step 3:

Shape the crab mixture into 6 patties (1/2 cup each) about 3 inches wide and place them on a lined baking sheet. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or up to 6 hours.

Step 4:

Add a tablespoon of oil to a large skillet and place over medium heat. Once hot, add some of the crab cakes, and cook until golden brown for about 3 minutes. Gently turn them and cook the other side for 3 minutes more until crispy.

Easy Crab Cakes Recipe Instructions
Image by Preppy Kitchen via Youtube

Step 5:

Serve right away with tartar sauce, lemon wedges, and chopped parsley. Enjoy!


Did you like this easy and quick recipe? If so, make sure to check Preppy Kitchen on YouTube!

Easy Crab Cakes Recipe

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