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.
The slow cooker will keep this cheesy seafood dip warm for the duration of your whole party.
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.
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.
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Sure, you could used canned, but if you can find (and have time to shell) fresh crab legs, they would be especially tasty in this dip.
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.