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Crab Dip

Don't be a dip -- stick to this delicious crab appetizer the next time you have a gathering. It's definitely a shell of a starter. This recipe proves that all openers are not created equal. Take a crack at this dip, and you'll quickly realize why that is.

Crab Dip


For 10 people

  • 8 ounce(s) cream cheese, softened
  • 16 ounce(s) lump crab meat
  • 59 1/8 mL cooking sherry (0.25 cup)
  • 1/10 ounce(s) old bay seasoning (0.5 tsp.)
  • 1/4 small red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup(s) shredded cheddar chese
  • 1/2 cup(s) carrots, thin cut
  • 1 tomato, cored and diced
  • 2 scallions stems, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) paprika for garnish


Place softened cream cheese in mixing bowl and whip. Fold in crabmeat, sherry, Old Bay and onion until well-blended. Fold in cheddar cheese. Use tomatoes, carrots, scallions and paprika for garnish. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 144.91 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 0.36g
  • Sodium (mg): 528.21mg
  • Carbs: 4.83g
  • Fat: 9.73g
  • Saturated fat (g): 5.48g
  • Proteins: 8.49g