Crabby Delight: Irresistible Crab Cake Egg Rolls Recipe


Crab Cake Egg Rolls: a unique culinary fusion that tantalizes taste buds! Imagine the classic, savory flavors of crab cakes melding with the delightful crunch of egg rolls. This dish is not just a recipe, but an experience, perfectly blending sea and land. Ideal for parties or a special family dinner, these egg rolls promise to be the star of the dining table. Let’s embark on a culinary adventure and create these irresistible treats!


For the Crab Cake Filling:

  • 1 lb crabmeat
  • ½ cup crushed Ritz crackers
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice

Additional Ingredients:

  • 6 egg roll wrappers
  • ½ cup water (for sealing the egg rolls)

Directions & How to Prepare

Prepare the Crab Cake Mixture:

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the egg, mayonnaise, Old Bay seasoning, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and parsley.
  2. Gently fold in the crushed Ritz crackers and crabmeat until well combined.
  3. Refrigerate for 15 minutes to firm up.

Assemble the Egg Rolls:

  1. Place egg roll wrappers on a cutting board with corners pointing north, south, east, and west.
  2. Brush edges with water for sealing.
  3. Add 3 oz of crab cake mixture to the center of each wrapper.
  4. Fold bottom corner over the mixture, then left and right corners. Roll upwards, ensuring even distribution.

Cook the Egg Rolls:

  1. Spray with cooking oil and place in the air fryer.
  2. Cook at 375°F for 10-12 minutes, flipping after 8 minutes.


  1. Let rest for 3-5 minutes after cooking.
  2. Slice on an angle and serve.

Preparation Time & Servings

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 42 minutes
  • Servings: Makes 6 egg rolls


  1. Can I bake these egg rolls instead of air frying? Yes, you can bake them at 375°F for about 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  2. How long can I store the leftover crab cake mixture? Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  3. Can I use canned crabmeat? Absolutely, just ensure it’s well-drained and picked for shells.
  4. Are these egg rolls freezer-friendly? Yes, freeze them before cooking and air fry or bake straight from the freezer, adding a few extra minutes to the cooking time.
  5. What dipping sauce pairs well with these egg rolls? A tangy remoulade or sweet chili sauce complements them perfectly.


There you have it: a simple yet elegant recipe for Crab Cake Egg Rolls, a dish that’s sure to impress. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a novice in the kitchen, these steps are designed to guide you to perfection. The blend of delicate crab meat with the crispy exterior of the egg roll creates a harmony of textures and flavors that’s hard to resist. Serve these at your next gathering, and watch them disappear before your eyes! Remember, cooking is not just about following a recipe; it’s about creating memories around the table. Enjoy your culinary journey with these delightful crab cake egg rolls!