Easy Crab Cakes Recipe

February 25, 2013
(Last Updated On: July 10, 2016)

How to cook Crab Cakes

The Filipino Style Crab Cakes Recipe is no doubt flavorful and luscious. With its delectable blend of crabs, mayo, bread crumbs, eggs and other ingredients, you’ll get to experience of what seafood and fantastic meal really is.

Aside from its heavenly taste, you can get a breeze of health with the crab cakes recipe. Knowing crabs, they contain a lot of nutrients such as Vitamins A, B and C that is good for the body.

More so, you can serve this Easy crab cakes on every day dinner or special occasions. Cooking procedure is way too easy even for a novice in the kitchen. Besides, making such recipe is quite fulfilling.

filipino crab cakes recipe

Filipino Easy Crab Cakes Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kilo fresh crab meat (about 2-1/2 cups)
  • 2 tbsp.  mayonnaise – lite
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • Several drops hot pepper sauce
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsps. dry mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, or to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup cracker crumbs ( you can use Skyflakes ) or bread crumbs
  • 5 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 2 tomatoes and scallions for garnish

Filipino Easy Crab Cakes Cooking Instructions:

  • Drain crab meat and flake with a fork, picking out any shell or cartilage.
  • Put crabmeat in a bowl. Add the mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper, green onions, dry mustard, pepper and salt.
  • Blend in the egg whites. Shape into 4 cakes about 4 inches across, you can use a heart shape cookie cutter to shape your crab cakes.
  • Place cracker crumbs on a plate and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roll crab cakes in crumbs, making sure both sides are coated.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet on medium heat, add Canola Oil
  • Add crab cakes and cook 5 minutes. Turn and cook 5 more minutes.
  • Garnish with sliced tomatoes and scallions.
  • Serve hot.



You can serve this Filipino Easy crab cakes on every day dinner or special occasions.

crab cakes recipe

This Filipino Style Crab Cakes Recipe contains a lot of nutrients such as Vitamins A, B and C that is good for the body.

easy crab cakes recipe

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    July 20, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    I enjoy going through ur recipes, I definitely will try them, thanks.

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    Lily Kwan

    June 14, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    This recipe looks very tasty. Thanks for sharing!

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    md kennedy

    May 29, 2013 at 8:00 am

    I love that you didn’t put “filler” in your recipe – so many crab cake recipes are more filler than crab. And the flavor mix is awesome. I’ll give ’em a try.

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    Peggy Greco

    April 22, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    I love this crab cake recipe, looks scrumptious!

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    Mommy E

    March 12, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    Can I use artificial crab meat instead? Also, I am hoping if you can post recipe for panara pastry in the future.

    Thanks so much for such a wonderful site…proud to be ilonggo!

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    March 6, 2013 at 3:13 am

    I’d like to try this recipe when I can get crab in the close by Asian store. Sana mg mark down sila super mahal kasi ang crab dito sa Ca.

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    February 27, 2013 at 8:11 am

    Hello Ed, can I use meat fish such as tuna instead of crab meat? Its rather difficult to find crab meat in my town. Thanks! Great recipe.

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      Ed Joven
      March 2, 2013 at 2:32 am

      yes you can use Tuna instead of crab meat.

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