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Joe's Crab Shack - Crab Cakes


No need to leave the house for this easy and delicious restaurant recipe, Joe's Crab Shack - Crab Cakes!

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  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon blackening seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup crushed, chopped parsley
  • 2 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 2 pounds crabmeat


Servings 6
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Mix mayonnaise, egg yolks, lemon juice, Worcestershire, mustard, pepper, salt, blackening seasoning, red pepper flakes, parsley, breadcrumbs. Gently add crabmeat.

Make into 4-ounce patties.

Fry in 1 inch of oil until golden brown.

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