Saturday, August 20, 2016

aunt ruth's crab cakes


  • Servings: 16
  • 16 saltine crackers, finely crushed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 pound flaked cooked crabmeat
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning (such as old bay®) (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil for frying


    Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Ready Time: 20 mins

  • stir the cracker crumbs and water together in a mixing bowl. let stand 1 minute to soften the crackers. add the crabmeat, egg, mustard, and mayonnaise. season with worcestershire sauce, seafood seasoning, salt, and black pepper; stir until evenly mixed.
  • heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. form the crab mixture into patties 3/4-inch thick. cook in the hot oil until golden brown on each side and hot in the center, about 2 minutes per side. drain on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.

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