Easy and Delicious Homemade Crab Cake Recipe

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Looking for something delicious to make for dinner this evening?  How about bring a bit of the coast to your dinner table with this delicious and easy crab cake recipe.

Start with your fresh ingredients:
Crab Cakes Ingredients

Then prepare as follows:

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Easy and Delicious Homemade Crab Cake Recipe
Cuisine: Seafood
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Serves: 8
Easy and Delicious Homemade Crab Cake Recipe
  • • 1 lb. Crabmeat
  • • ½ cup Gluten-Free Bread Crumbs
  • • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese (shredded)
  • • 3 tbsp. Mayonnaise
  • • 2 Eggs
  • • 2 tbsp. Green Pepper (chopped)
  • • 1 tbsp. Green Onion (chopped)
  • • 1 tbsp. Parsley
  • • 1 tsp. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • • 1 tsp. Worcestershire
  • • 1 tsp. Turmeric
  • • ¼ tsp. Cayenne Red Pepper
  • • ¼ tsp. Cilantro
  • • ¼ tsp. Onion Powder
  • • Dash Salt
  • • Dash Pepper
  • • For Frying: Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  1. In large mixing bowl combine mayonnaise, eggs (beaten), green pepper, green onion, parsley, lemon juice, Worcestershire, turmeric, cayenne red pepper, cilantro, onion powder, salt, pepper. Stir well.
  2. Add crabmeat, gluten-free breadcrumbs, and parmesan cheese to mixture. Be careful not to shred crabmeat while mixing, fold mixture instead.
  3. Heat oil on medium to high heat in large pan.
  4. Roll mixture into fist-sized balls and fry in pan for approximately 3 minutes on each side. Remove crab cakes from heat and let rest on paper towel covered plate. Serve immediately with pesto or aioli dipping sauce and garnish with parsley.

Crab Cake Preparation Collage


The end result of a delicious, gourmet dish that everyone will love

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In just a few steps and a bit of time, you will have the most delicious seafood crab cakes on your dinner plate and everyone will love the hard work and effort you put in to preparing them.


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12 thoughts on “Easy and Delicious Homemade Crab Cake Recipe

  • Oooo! I love, love, love crab cakes and these look delish!

  • This recipe looks delicious. I like that it doesn’t have breading with it.

  • Awesome. I love crab no matter how it’s served but love crab cakes. I’ve never made them myself. Thank you so much for sharing the recipe with the pictures. I never thought it could be so simple. I’m finally goin to make these for sure.
    Carol L

  • I do enjoy eating crab cakes, but I have never made them myself. This sounds really easy to make, I can’t wait to give it a try. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  • Now I am craving crab cakes. These look so good! I love how fresh and yummy they look. I am thinking these would be perfect for a party we are having next week.

  • I’ve never tried a real crab cake. I’ve only eaten the frozen grocery store wanna be cakes. I think those are all bread with some Old Bay seasoning mix.

  • Looks delicious! I am going to try these for sure!

  • Look yummy & yours actually stayed together, I’m impressed!!! I can never get mine to look like that. I’ll have to try again. Thanks for the recipe!!!

  • These look delicious!! My daughter loves crabcakes but I have never made them because I thought they would be too involved. But this recipe looks to be very easy and a lot of the ingredients I already have on hand. So I am thinking I will surprise my daughter and make them for her this coming week. Thank you for sharing!! Pinning this too!!

  • Oh man these look so yummy!!! I can not wait to try this recipe! Thank you for sharing this delish meal with us 🙂

  • It must be delicious!

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