Southeast Dairy Association - low country crab dip

 

Lowcountry Warm Crab Dip

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 18
An appetizer that will go fast at any party, this warm, cheesy dip is packed full of three kinds of cheese and fresh crabmeat.

Notes

Serving size: About 1/4 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 pound fresh crabmeat, picked through to remove shells and cartilage

Nutrition

  • Per Serving:
  • Calories 129
  • Fat 10.4g
  • Sat. Fat 4.6g
  • Protein 8.3g
  • Carbohydrate 1g
  • Fiber 0g

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, Cheddar cheese and next eight ingredients (sour cream through garlic) in a large bowl, stirring to combine. Fold in crabmeat.
  • Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 1-quart baking dish.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese on top. Bake for 30 minutes or until dip is bubbling and golden brown. Serve warm with crackers and raw vegetables.
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