Crab Cakes


Picked Blue Crab is just about the most expensive meat you can buy, anywhere. So hold the Worcestershire sauce, Bell Peppers, and mustard!


  • Blue Crab Meat – 2 lbs. - 1 lb. lump & 1 lb. claw meat
  • Butter – 1 stick melted
  • Garlic – 2 cloves minced
  • Eggs – 2
  • Cayenne Pepper – 1 tsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1 or 2 tsp – to taste
  • Scallions or green onions – 2 tbsp. finely diced
  • Panko Bread crumbs – 1 ½ to 2 cups
  • Mayonnaise – ½ cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Pepper – to taste
  • Black Iron Skillet – 1
  • Tartar Sauce or your favorite condiment
  • Burger Buns


1. Set up your grill for indirect heat (hot coals on one side of the grill and no coals on the other side of the grill) 2. In a bowl mix the following ingredients
  • Mayonnaise – ½ cup
  • Garlic cloves – 2 minced
  • Cayenne Pepper – 1 tsp
  • Green onions – 2 tsp finely diced
  • Lemon juice – 1 or 2 tsp to taste
  • Eggs - 2
3. Mix the above ingredients until they are incorporated 4. Add the 1 ½ cups of Panko Bread crumbs to the bowl. Mix together If your consistency of the mixture seems to runny and does not hold together you can add more Panko 5. Add 2 tsp of melted butter to the bowl and mix 6. Add your crab meat to the bowl and mix together with your hands being careful not to break up the lump crab meat. 7. Form the mixture into balls about the size of a billiards or tennis ball 8. Press these balls down into burger shape


9. Place the Skillet directly over the hot coals and coat the pan with melted butter 10. After skillet is heated place the crab cakes into the skillet 11. Cook time will be about 15 minutes depending on the heat of your grill. You want an internal temperature of 150 degrees fare height for the crab cakes to be done 12. After 5 or 6 minutes flip the cakes over. If your crab cakes are cooking unevenly you can rotate the skillet to help them cook evenly 13. After 15 minutes remove the cakes from the grill.


14. Place Crab Cake on a bun add tater sauce or your favorite condiment 15. Or put on a plate and pour the rest of the melted butter into a small bowl for dipping.


16. Serve and Enjoy!