Crab Cakes Recipes

Crab cakes require little effort, yet they make a stunning seafood supper. Whether you cook up spicy or Maryland-style crab cakes, these easy seafood recipes for crab cakes are ready in a flash.

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Maryland Crab Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

This Maryland specialty, pan-fried patties of crab meat coated with bread crumbs and flavored with lively seasonings, is quick to make.

Maryland Crab Cakes

Miniature Crab Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Homemade crab cake appetizers will be the hit at summer parties or holiday entertaining.

Miniature Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Top this basic crab cake recipe with a quick pepper relish. For convenience, the cakes can be made 1 day before serving, then bake or fried.

Crab Cakes

Creole Crab Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Ground red pepper gives these appetizer crab cakes a bit of kick.

Creole Crab Cakes

Corn Crab Cakes with Chipotle Mayonnaise

From Better Homes and Gardens

Let guests select the heat level of these Southern-style croquettes by adding the piquant sauce to taste.

Corn Crab Cakes with Chipotle Mayonnaise

Spicy Black Bean Crab Cakes

From Diabetic Living

Spicy Black Bean Crab Cakes

Crab Cake Egg Stacks

From Diabetic Living

Crab Cake Egg Stacks

Maryland Crab Cakes with Horseradish Sauce

From Diabetic Living

Maryland Crab Cakes with Horseradish Sauce

Zucchini Crab Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Zucchini Crab Cakes

Florida Crab Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

A light dusting of bread crumbs and cornmeal makes a crisp, golden coating for these perfectly seasoned crab cakes.

Florida Crab Cakes

Peanut Crusted Crab Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

These easy chunky crab cakes get a Southern embellishment and extra crunch with a coating of chopped peanuts.

Peanut Crusted Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes with Horseradish Sauce

From Better Homes and Gardens

This bite-size version of an East Coast classic makes a terrific appetizer for any party.

Maryland Crab Cakes with Horseradish Sauce

Cajun Crab Cake Sandwich and Oven Fries

From Family Circle

Cajun seasoning makes these crab cakes a bit spicier than the norm. You can make them with real crab meat, but you'll find surimi a budget-friendly choice.

Cajun Crab Cake Sandwich and Oven Fries

Crab Cakes With Corn Relish

From Family Circle

Bottled hot pepper sauce zips up the garden-fresh corn and cherry tomato relish turning it into a zesty condiment for the pan-fried crab cakes.

Crab Cakes With Corn Relish

Mini Crab Cakes

From Family Circle

These mini crab cakes served with a mayonnaise and caper sauce are an appetizer that's guaranteed to disappear quickly.

Mini Crab Cakes

Company-Pleasing Crab Cakes

From Midwest Living

A bed of stewed black beans and a pineapple salsa topper give these fried crab cakes extra zest. Serve as an appetizer or a lunch entree.

Company-Pleasing Crab Cakes

Heartland Crab Cakes

From Midwest Living

Chili powder and cumin season these hot and crispy crab cakes. They're served with a fresh tomato and cilantro sauce.

Heartland Crab Cakes

Mini Crab Cakes

From Ladies' Home Journal

Lump or jumbo crabmeat is combined with lemon juice, mayonnaise, hot pepper sauce, celery, and red sweet pepper for these tasty little appetizers.

Mini Crab Cakes

Chipotle-Sauced Crab Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

The smoky flavor of chipotle chile peppers gives the stir-together sauce gusto that complements the subtly seasoned crab cakes. To tame the spiciness of the sauce, remove the seeds from the pepper before you add it.

Chipotle-Sauced Crab Cakes

Sesame Crab and Brown Rice Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Sesame Crab and Brown Rice Cakes

Atkins Crab Cakes

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Atkins Crab Cakes

Classic Maryland Crab Cakes

From Fine Cooking Magazine

This crab cake is the real deal--no fussy stuff, no flavor disguises. Just pure, sweet crab meat, and lots of it. You add in just enough egg and fresh bread crumbs to bind the crabmeat together. White sandwich bread yields the absolute best cakes--soft and flaky at the same time. Use just enough Old Bay seasoning to give a hint of its presence or it will overpower the crab.

Classic Maryland Crab Cakes

Cajun Crab Croquettes

From EatingWell

Crab cakes get a Louisiana spin with Cajun spice and corn. Although any type of crab works here, we prefer the texture of lump crabmeat. Serve with Zesty Rmoulade Sauce. Make it a meal: Serve on arugula salad.

Cajun Crab Croquettes

Crab-Cake Sandwich

From Taste of the South

Crab-Cake Sandwich

Muffin-Tin Crab Cakes

From EatingWell

We've taken the frying and fuss out of crab cakes by shaping and baking them in muffin tins. For the best taste, look for pasteurized crabmeat in the refrigerator case at your market's fish counter, a better choice than canned varieties. Make It a Meal: Try these cakes with some tangy tartar sauce and coleslaw.

Muffin-Tin Crab Cakes

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