Delicious Crab Cakes

(from chenson’s recipe box)

Source: RecipeThing user dubuisso (from RecipeThing user JCav) (from RecipeThing user honeybee)

Serves 6 people


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup green onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red or green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 oz. crab meat
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 2 egg whites, beaten to a froth


  1. Melt the butter in a skillet

  2. Add onion, bell pepper, and parsley; sauté over medium-heat for 3 minutes, stirring often.

  3. Reduce the heat to low and add the remaining ingredients except the egg whites; cook 3 minutes longer stirring gently to keep the mixture light.

  4. Remove the skillet from the heat, allow the contents to cool a bit, then gently fold in the egg whites.

  5. Lightly shape the mixture into six cakes.

  6. Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat it to medium-high.

  7. Sauté the cakes for 5 minutes on each side.

  8. Serve with tartar sauce or cocktail sauce.

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