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.
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.
The slow cooker will keep this cheesy seafood dip warm for the duration of your whole party.
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.
Standard crab dip gets perked up with fresh dill, lemon juice, and hot sauce. Try it on crackers or in phyllo cups.
Are you in the mood for seafood, but not quite up to a night out at your local crab shack? Maybe it's time to break out the mallets and crackers at home and learn how to cook crab legs right in your own kitchen. Not only do crab legs make for a fun and unique addition to your normal rotation of meals, but preparing them in your oven's broiler is surprisingly simple. You can have them ready in just a matter of minutes.