New Orleans Crab Cakes made with RITZ Crackers
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  • 1 lb. mayonnaise
  • 1 ground red pepper
  • 6 lb. canned crabmeat, well drained, flaked
  • 1 lb. RITZ Crushed Crackers, evenly crushed, divided
  • 1 lb. chopped pimientos, well drained
  • 4 oz. green onions, chopped
  • 8 oz. butter


  • Mix  mayonnaise and red pepper in large bowl. Add crabmeat, 3 cups of the cracker crumbs, pimientos and onion; mix well.
  • Shape  crabmeat mixture into 48 patties, using 1/3 cup of the crabmeat mixture for each patty. Coat on both sides with remaining 3 cups cracker crumbs.
  • Cook  patties in butter on medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until heated through and golden brown on both sides.

Recipe Tips

TIP:Add 4 tsp. grated lime or lemon peel (or 1/2 tsp. for the trial recipe) to the crabmeat mixture before shaping into patties.


Nutritional Information PerServing
Calories 230
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 6g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 560mg
Carbohydrate 6g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 20%DV
Vitamin C 30%DV
Calcium 10%DV
Iron 4%DV

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