Indulging in the Joy of Homemade Crab Fritters

Imagine a plate of golden-brown perfection, each bite a crispy revelation of flavors and textures. That’s what our homemade crab fritters bring to the table. It all starts with a harmonious blend of ingredients, each playing a vital role in creating this culinary delight.

crab fritter recipe

In our kitchen, the journey begins with a generous helping of flour. It forms the foundation of our fritters, providing that satisfying crunch we all crave. To this, we add baking powder, a dash of salt, and a slightly beaten egg, forming the backbone of our batter. Then comes the secret ingredient – whole milk, which lends a creamy richness to the mixture, ensuring our fritters are tender and light.

Now, let’s talk about the stars of the show: the crab meat. We prefer the sweetness of rock crab for its delicate flavor. Hand-picked and carefully prepared, it’s the heart and soul of our fritters, offering a taste of the sea in every bite.

But we don’t stop there. We introduce finely diced red pepper and onions to the mix. Their vibrant colors not only enhance the visual appeal but also add a burst of freshness and a subtle, savory crunch to the fritters.

As these ingredients meld together, a beautiful alchemy occurs in the skillet. The batter transforms into golden orbs of delight, each one offering a perfect balance of crispy exterior and tender, flavorful interior. With each bite, you’ll savor the sweet, succulent crab meat and the harmonious dance of seasonings.

Whether you’re enjoying these crab fritters as an appetizer, a snack, or a main course, they promise a symphony of flavors that will leave your taste buds singing. So, gather your ingredients, roll up your sleeves, and embark on a culinary journey with our homemade crab fritters. Your palate will thank you.

A very generous thank you to  Logan’s Daily Catch for sponsoring this recipe. It is an honour to work with brands that align with our values and make it possible for us to share these recipes with you.

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Crab Fritters

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 2-4 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup red pepper finely diced
  • 1/4 cup onions finely diced
  • 1 lb crab meat ( we used rock crab for its sweetness)


  1. mix together flour, salt, and baking powder in a large bowl. make a well in the center and add egg and milk. whisk, making sure that no lumps remain.
  2. Mix in red pepper, onions and crab meat.
  3. heat a deep fryer to 360
  4. using a tablespoon carefully drop fritters into the hot oil.
  5. Cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  6. remove with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel.
  7. Serve with dill remoulade.
  • Category: seafood, recipes