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Hot Crab Dip


Try this delicious Hot Crab Dip recipe, you'll be very happy you did. It's DELICIOUS!

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  • 8 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), room temperature
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crab boil spices, (recommended: Old Bay)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 12 ounces fresh crab meat, picked over for bits of shell and patted dry
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • Whole-wheat crackers for serving, optional


Servings 8
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 25mins


Step 1

Stir together the cream cheese, sour cream, hot sauce, crab boil spice, and garlic in a medium saucepan until smooth; season, to taste, with salt and pepper.

Heat the cream cheese mixture over medium-low heat until warm, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes.

Fold in the crab, scallions, parsley and lemon juice and warm until heated through, about 1 minute more. Serve immediately.

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