Crab Cakes

February 10, 2021
Ginger Crab Cakes

Hey, y’all! Crab cakes — they’re one of my favorite foods to order out at restaurants; that said, they are truly so easy to make at home! Today I’m sharing my recipe for crab cakes with y’all — and I know y’all are going to love them!

Ginger Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

Ginger Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

JC Phelps
There's nothing like a good southern crab cake with lump crab meat. Absolutely delicious!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8 servings
Calories 203 kcal


  • 16 oz. lump crabmeat
  • 1/3 c. mayonnaise
  • 2/3 c. breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. parsley chopped
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Old Bay Seasoning to taste
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Garlic powder to taste
  • Green Onions for garnish
  • Vegetable oil for cooking


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the egg, mayonnaise, dijon mustard, lemon juice, chopped parsley, black pepper, Old Bay Seasoning, kosher salt, and garlic powder. Add in crabmeat and breadcrumbs, folding gently until well-incorporated.
  • Shape crab cake mixture into patties of your desired size.
  • Over medium heat, cook crab cakes in oil for roughly 2 minutes/side or until they are golden brown.




Sodium: 710mgCalcium: 70mgVitamin C: 7mgVitamin A: 207IUSugar: 1gFiber: 1gPotassium: 179mgCholesterol: 48mgCalories: 203kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 9gProtein: 14gCarbohydrates: 15gIron: 2mg
Keyword crab, crab cakes
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Pro tip: Top with a chipotle mayo, remoulade, tartar sauce, or the sauce of your choice.

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