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Crab Cakes


Serves 6

1 egg
1/4 cup milk
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound cooked crabmeat or 3 cans (6 ounces each)crabmeat,drained, flaked and cartilage removed
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter

In a large bowl, whisk together the first eight ingredients. Fold in crab.

Place the bread crumbs in a shallow dish. Drop 1/3 cup crab mixture into crumbs; shape into a 3/4-in. thick patty. Carefully turn to coat. Repeat with remaining crab mixture.

In a large skillet, cook patties in butter for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.


  1. Emily says:

    I am hoping to get your insight into crabmeat and PKD patients (pre-dialysis). For those who are on a reduced-sodium diet and actively monitoring their blood pressure, is crab an OK protein given its high sodium content? Thanks!

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