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Best Crab Sandwich
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Best Crab Sandwich

Best Crab Sandwich

Makes 4 sandwiches

Makes 4 sandwiches


  • 1 pound cooked crab meat
  • 2 celery stalks, diced small
  • 1/4-1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 2-4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 4 English muffins
  • Canola oil
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded romaine lettuce
    Fry sauce, see recipe


  1. Mix crab, celery, 1/4 cup bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, salt and pepper well in a bowl - add more mayonnaise or bread crumbs if needed to shape into shape into 4 patties, the size of English muffins - refrigerate 15 to 30 minutes
  2. Heat a non-stick pan on medium high heat and add a thin layer of oil to the pan
  3. When the oil starts to shimmer, add the patties and cook until the bottom is golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes
  4. Flip and add 1 slice of cheese to each patty add cook an additional 2-3 minutes, until cheese is melted
  5. Meanwhile toast English muffin halves, or oil lightly and cook until just golden in a non-stick pan
  6. Spread fry sauce on 4 of the muffins, add lettuce, a patty and then the remaining muffin