Crab Cakes: Judy Burke's Recipe

Excellent crab cakes. Use best lump crab you can find. BE CAREFUL when preparing, NOT to break the lumps. Recipe can be made into 8 medium/small cakes: two per person or 6-7 large ones.

Crab Cakes: Judy Burke's Recipe

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  • 1

    pound fresh lump crab meat--jumbo lumps or the best you can buy

  • 2

    T. mayo

  • 1


  • 1

    T worcestershire sauce

  • few dashes Old Bay

  • 1

    T dry mustard (or regular yellow)

  • 2-3

    T. chopped fresh parsley

  • 12

    Saltines that have been crushed (in plastic baggie) until fine: use saltines for best flavor and texture.


Mix all together very gently. Make them in morning and put in refrig; they hold together better if made ahead of time. Broil or fry in a little veg. oil until golden brown. ENJOY!


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