In the seafood dip category, crab dip is a winner every time. From hot crab to artichoke to cream cheese-based versions, crab dip is a simple and convenient party-pleaser.See Popular Crab Dip Recipes
Most crab dips are full of mayonnaise, but Michael Symon's lighter version is more like a salsa since it's prepared without mayo and laced with flecks of shallot, cilantro, jalapeno, and red bell pepper. "Although I love mayo," he says, "I'm not a fan of it with crab, since it tends to muddle the flavor. If I'm spending big bucks on crab, I want it to be the star."
Ready in just 30 minutes, this appetizer is sure to be a hit. Crabmeat is mixed with cream cheese, mayonnaise, onion and mustard and heated until bubbly...it's irresistible.
You can put together our modern version of this classic appetizer in minutes. Serve with apple slices, crackers, or grape tomatoes.
You can use fresh, frozen or canned crabmeat in this appetizer. Crab-flavored, flaked fish (surimi) makes a less expensive and tasty alternative to real crab meat.
When you really want an appetizer that will impress your guests, this is the one to make. It combines spinach-artichoke spreadable cheese and lump crabmeat, baked until hot and golden, and served with crispy harvest wheat crackers.
For a heartier cheese dip, try adding fresh crab meat. Serve the dip as an appetizer with thick crusty bread or whole grain tortilla chips.
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An easy, rich and flavorful dip made in a slow cooker.
Standard crab dip gets perked up with fresh dill, lemon juice, and hot sauce. Try it on crackers or in phyllo cups.
Feeling crabby? That's a good thing! Try some of our favorite dips, appetizers, and main dishes to enjoy crab at home while it's in season.
No matter how you boil, dip, or melt it, crab is one summer treat that you've got to have at least once while the weather's still nice. Yes, we've got a classic crab boil recipe, which is really a one-pot dinner with crayfish, corn on the cob, and potatoes, too. What could be easier?