Lisa Gallagher en Cooking for Men and other Culinary-Challenged People, Recipes Tasty, Chefs Assistant Administrator • Insight Technology LLC 8/10/2016 · 1 min de lectura · 1,2K

Crab Cakes With Imitation Crab Meat

I love to cook. Tonight I decided to make crab cakes but I didn't have real crab on hand. I did,  however, have imitation crab and decided to use that for my crab cakes. I was hoping they'd taste as good as crab cakes made with the real deal! They did and I must say, I'm not sure if anyone would have been able to discern they weren't made from 100% real crab. 

Crab Cakes With Imitation Crab Meat

Fast, easy and much cheaper than using real crab meat. 


  • 1- 8 oz package of Imitation Crab
  • 1 cup of panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup of half and half (more if needed, must moisten panko bread crumbs)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of Dill (fresh or dry)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of fish sauce *optional but adds flavor*
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of chopped green onions *optional*
  • 1 t