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Crab Cakes with Ritz Crackers

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Servings: 6 people
Author: Rehan


  • 1 pound fresh crabmeat, well drained
  • 8 ritz crackers, finely crushed
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (Optional)
  • ¼ cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • Mix ritz crackers, mayonnaise, egg, Dijon mustard, seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Add crabmeat and stir until the mixture is well combined. Cover and keep in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Shape crab mixture into small patties. Sprinkle breadcrumbs on a plate. Coat crab cakes in breadcrumbs.
  • Melt butter over medium heat and cook crab cakes until golden brown. Turn and cook on the other side for 4 minutes.