Avocado Mayonnaise: Combine regular mayonnaise, chili powder, avocado, lemon juice, and salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl and blend well. Chill.
Crab Cakes: In a large bowl, combine crackers, egg, ranch dressing, garlic paste, lime juice and cilantro. Gently fold in crab meat. Form into 6 cakes. Sauté in olive oil until golden brown on both sides. Serve with dollops of avocado mayonnaise.
Serving suggestion: Serve with black bean and corn salsa.
A substitution for oriental chili garlic paste can be made by mixing the following: 2 tsp Heinz chili sauce, 1/4 tsp garlic powder and Tabasco sauce, to taste.
A substitution for chipotle chili can be made by mixing the following: 1/4 tsp chili powder, 4 drops liquid smoke and 4 drops Tabasco sauce.