Indulge in the culinary delights of Maryland with crab cakes, a classic dish that encapsulates the essence of fresh seafood and coastal flavors.


1 pound lump crab meat, picked over for shells, 1/4 cup mayonnaise,1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce,


1/4 teaspoon hot sauce, 1 egg, beaten, 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion, 1/4 cup finely chopped celery, 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, Salt and pepper to taste

In a large mixing bowl, gently combine the crab meat, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, Old Bay seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, egg, red onion, celery, parsley, salt, and pepper.

Using your hands, carefully shape the crab cake mixture into evenly sized patties.

In a large skillet, heat a thin layer of vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the crab cakes and cook until golden brown on each side, about 3-4 minutes per side.

For extra crispiness, transfer the crab cakes to a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 400°F oven for 5-7 minutes.

Serve the crab cakes warm, accompanied by your favorite tartar sauce, coleslaw, or a fresh salad.

Experience the true essence of Maryland's culinary heritage with every bite of these delectable crab cakes.