crab dip

★★★★★ 1
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By Laura Sjostrand
from Saint Cloud, MN

Had a hot crab dip in Virginia and loved it. Here is my recipe. Double the recipe for more than 6 people. You can also use a can of white crab meat instead of a packet of crab. Crab directly from crab legs will work of course. Also, do not use imitation crab, please.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Rich and savory, we couldn't stop eating this crab dip. It's creamy and cheesy with crab throughout. Super easy to make, serve with pita chips, celery, or a buttery cracker for a wonderful appetizer. This is on the saltier side, though. If needed, slightly cut back on the garlic salt and onion salt. It will still be delicious!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For crab dip

  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion salt
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 2/3 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
    lemon pepper
  • 1 pkg
    Chicken of the Sea premium crab meat (3.54 oz)

How To Make crab dip

  • Ingredients combined in a bowl.
    1
    Mix in ingredients in a small glass bowl.
  • Dip poured into a casserole dish and baking.
    2
    Transfer to a casserole dish and bake for 25 minutes or so.
  • Crab Dip scooped into a small bowl with crackers.
    3
    Add parsley or green onion if you want for garnish (optional). Spread on chunks of sourdough, focaccia, or French bread. Serve with crackers or put in a bread bowl and serve with extra bread.
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