Maryland Crab Cakes—Pan-Fried Crab Cakes with Old Bay Seasoning

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 1995, America's Test Kitchen TV

Use Atlantic blue crab with a minimum of binder, chill, then pan-fry.

SERVES4

TIME35 minutes, plus 1 hour chilling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Looking for just the right crab meat, binder, and cooking technique for our crab cakes recipe, we settled on Atlantic blue crab, top quality crab meat that is labeled "jumbo lump." Fine bread crumbs made the best binder for our cr...

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