Dorsey’s Fish & Oyster House Crab Cakes

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This recipe makes traditional crab cakes. Enjoy!


  • 1 ½ teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning™
  • 2 tablespoons biscuit baking mix
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pound crabmeat
  • 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying


Mix together

™ seasoning, baking mix, and parsley in a medium size mixing bowl. Stir mayonnaise, mustard, egg, and Worcestershire sauce into dry ingredients. Mix in crab meat gently. Form mixture into 6 to 8 balls.

Heat 1 inch oil in a large, heavy bottomed skillet to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). Place balls in pan, and flatten slightly with a spatula. Flip the crab cakes over after 3 minutes, or when the crab cake is browned on one side. Continue frying until done. Drain on paper towels.

Preparation time: 9 mins
Cook time: 6 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Servings: 8 – Yield: 6 to 8 crab cakes



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