Put crab meat in a bowl. Go through it and remove any shell or cartilage. With a spatula or wooden spoon, fold in mayonnaise mixture and the crackers. Shape into 8 crab cakes and press gently into reserved crumbs. Cover and chill for 1 to 2 hours.
Heat butter in pan and fry crab cakes for about 5 minutes on each side, carefully turning only once. Serve with Remoulade (mix 2 TBS mayo, 2 TBS stone ground mustard & 1/4 tsp red pepper sauce).
These were SO good! I was a little intimidated at first since I am not a big seafood eater besides crab, lobster or clams and don't cook much with seafood at home. I was wrong, there was no reason to be - these were really easy and really good! We had ours with spinach salad with a home made lemon dressing that was super good and super easy as well - mix some lemon juice with some olive oil and a small minced clove of garlic - heavenly!