Crab cake



noun

a patty of chopped crab meat and various other ingredients such as breadcrumbs, milk, eggs, onions, and seasonings, which is fried or baked; also written crabcake
Examples

Crab cakes are usually served with some sort of sauce, usually a remoulade or tartar sauce, and sometimes ketchup.
Word Origin

1929
Usage Note

cooking

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