BRING broth to boil in small saucepan. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat; let stand 5 min. Fluff with fork.
BEAT eggs in large bowl. Add rice, crabmeat and cheese; mix lightly. Shape into 8 patties. Let stand 5 min.
MELT butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add patties; cook 5 min. on each side or until heated through and lightly browned on both sides.