Chesapeake Crab Cakes!!!


One of the benefits of living in Delaware is our proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and access to blue crabs. Chesapeake crab cakes are a treat; and they are a treat we make just as tasty at home as you can get at a crab shack. The key is good crab and using a minimum of filler; when you bite into a crab cake you should taste crab and seasoning.

I found this recipe twenty-some-odd years ago, right after moving to Delaware. I no longer have the cookbook it was from, only the ripped out page with the recipe. Luckily, it gives the attribution for the recipe, so here it is…

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As it states in the recipe, it is very simple. Rip the bread, moisten it, then put all the ingredients in a bowl.  Mix them together (I use my hands).

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Shape into 4 cakes. I chill them for about an hour.

Cook them in a thin layer of oil over medium-high heat for about 3 to 4 minutes per side.

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Serve on a bun with tarter sauce (ours is homemade), tomatoes (from the garden) and pickles. You can also add lettuce if you’d like.

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Enjoy!

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Serves 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Categories: Main Dish, Recipe, Sandwich | Tags: , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “Chesapeake Crab Cakes!!!

  1. Karen DeChalus

    Mmmm. Have to try this – looks like a simple recipe. I love all the stains on your recipe card. A sure sign of a good and well-tried recipe!!! xoxo Karen

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