Definition of crab cake in English:

crab cake


  • A patty of flaked or minced crab meat, typically served fried.

    ‘crab cakes with spicy tomato sauce’
    • ‘A seemingly weightless yet richly rewarding crab cake is almost animated by ginger.’
    • ‘I paid more than $20 per pound the last time I made crab cakes.’
    • ‘He offers an extensive list of by-the-glass wines to accompany their best-selling crab cakes and prime rib steaks.’
    • ‘Filler-free silver dollar crab cakes, seasoned with a touch of Japanese chili, are accompanied by tomato vinaigrette.’
    • ‘To finish the crab cakes: Preheat a fryer to 350 degrees.’
    • ‘Opening the small cover of the wooden bowl, you can see a golden sea urchin covering a small stewed crab cake.’
    • ‘You can choose from Cornish crab cakes, fresh pea soup, Colchester oysters or a club sandwich for lunch.’
    • ‘Start the cabbage salad first, then make the aioli and crab cakes.’
    • ‘Place three crab cakes on top of the coulis.’
    • ‘The key to great crab cake is the crab.’
    • ‘Place a mound of micro greens on top of the crab cakes.’
    • ‘Fry the crab cakes until golden brown and drain on paper towels.’
    • ‘The crab cakes ($9) had no flavour at all.’
    • ‘Crab cakes take about 10 minutes to prepare (the menu explains this) and so they wait quite a while for their starters.’
    • ‘Many tourists are attracted by the local food specialities: soft-shell crab and Maryland crab cake.’
    • ‘Remove parchment paper from pan and place partially cooked crab cakes on the pan.’
    • ‘There's no bread in it, but the crab cakes stay together because they're cooked on a baking sheet in the oven.’
    • ‘The menu reads as though it was developed by a committee where every vote counts, so there are salad rolls, butter chicken, lamb, bison, calamari and crab cakes.’
    • ‘Garnish the crab cakes with the toasted rice vermicelli.’
    • ‘When we saw Maryland crab cakes on the menu they were our happy choice.’