Monday, September 20, 2010

Recipe of the week, 9/20

I was so in love with my meal last night that I had to brag about it to my mom. I didn’t have a specific recipe (per say), I just worked with a few modified recipes to create my own Crab Cakes!

I was inspired when last Christmas my mom bought me a Blue Crab Bay Co. crab dip kit. It had been sitting there unused for months because none of my friends like crab dip when I decided to at the very least, open up the box. There I found a can of crab meat and crab seasoning.


That’s when it hit me – CRAB CAKES! Oh how I love these morsels of spice. I have family in Maryland and I make sure I get some everytime I go down! And now I’ve finally made my own!

I started with this crew of ingredients


1 egg
2 or 3 green onions, diced
1 tbsp of mayonnaise
1 tbsp of Worchester sauce (guestimated)
8-9 crackers, crushed (I used flavored because I already had them and didn’t notice a difference)
8 ozs of crab meat
spice pack – you can buy crab cake spice blends or make your own. I originally was going to use garlic powder but opted not to.
oil for frying

I started by adding all of the ingredients together except for the oil. Then I added the oil to my wok – which is a great dish for frying things in because it’s deep and rounded for easy flipping.


Mold the patties and let them fry for 4 minutes on each side until golden (some of mine got a little too brown, but I actually prefer them that way)


Remove from the oil and transfer them to a plate with paper towels to soak up excess oil.

And voila! Delicious, home-made Maryland-style crab cakes.


I paired them with Fresh360’s Moroccan Carrot recipe, (sans walnuts and cilantro because I forgot in my excitement of crab cakes!) which was delicious and I plan on using with sweet potatoes in the near future.

I love fall comfort foods.


  1. Now, you can't say none of your friends don't like crab dip, because I definitely do :) Of course, it would probably be helpful if I lived closer haha.

    This reminds me of the time we bought crab cakes from Wal-Mart, although I'm sure your's tasted better :)

  2. I have a can of that dip i will try to make them thanks for answering my question about the russian doll, my husbend is going to be in providence untill tomorrow can you tell me where you see it there a tj max or marshalls

  3. I wish I liked different kinds of food... and cooking. Haha. But anyway. I just commented on this because I wanted to say how much I want a wok. The end.