Crab Cakes

Crab Cake Recipe


  • 2-4 tablespoons of butter (depending on how heavy you like your cakes)
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 pound crabmeat
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 4 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1-2 tablespoon Old Bay (optional)
  • Heavy cream
  • Flour
  • Fourth Creek Relish


Melt butter, sauté onions until translucent. Add breadcrumbs & mix well. Transfer onion & breadcrumb mix to a bowl. Add crabmeat, beaten eggs & seasonings. If mixture is loose, add small amount of heavy cream.

Divide mixture evenly & form patties. Season flour with additional salt, pepper, Old Bay or others. Dredge patties in flour & shake off excess. Fry the crab cakes in butter, olive oil or both until golden brown.

Top with Fourth Creek Relish or Fourth Creek Tartar Sauce (mix 1 cup mayo with 3/4 cup relish).