Creamy Crab Dip

Lynnda Cloutier


This dip is very pretty, dotted with bits of red pepper. you'll probably find all the ingredients in your pantry. Water biscuits, toasted brioche or endive spears would make great dippers.


★★★★★ 1 vote

6 to 8


  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    prepared white horseradish
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery salt
  • 8 oz
    lump crab meat, picked over to remove any bits of shell or cartilage, and well drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1
    scallion, finely chopped

How to Make Creamy Crab Dip


  1. In medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, horseradish and celery salt. Mix until well blended.
  2. Stir in crab, bell pepper and scallion.
  3. Transfer to a small serving bowl, cover and chill for 2 hour or overnight to allow flavors to develop.
  4. Remove from refrigerator about 15 minutes before serve.
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About Creamy Crab Dip

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers

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