Crab Cakes

"A man is better pleased when he has a good dinner, than when his wife talks Greek."

- Dr. Samuel Johnson, from the General Foods Kitchens Cookbook, 1959.





Gramsí Crab Cakes


Submitted by:

Stacey D-J


4 - 6

Preparation time:

30 minutes


6 ounces lump crab

1 cup bread crumbs

1 small onion, diced

1 small green pepper, diced (may substitute celery)

2 tablespoons mayonnaise (adjust for texture)

1 egg, beaten

1 tablespoon oil or butter

salt and pepper, to taste

Old Bay seasoning to taste


Brown onion and green pepper in oil.  Gently mix crab (careful not to break the lumps!), crumbs, egg; add onion/green pepper mixture.  Add seasons and mayonnaise; blend.  Form cakes, fry in small amount of butter or oil.   


Yum, yum, yum.  YUM!  Note:  okay to use light mayonnaise and egg substitute.