Hot Crab Dip

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Quick Facts

Servings: 10


  • 1/2 lb crab meat
  • 8 oz package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbs salad dressing
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 pinch garlic salt
  • 1 Tbs milk
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 dash paprika


  • Remove cartilage from crab meat. In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream, salad dressing, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and garlic salt until smooth. Add enough milk to make mixture creamy. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the grated cheese. Fold crab meat into cream cheese mixture.
  • Pour into a greased 1- quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese. Bake at 325°F, until mixture is bubbly and browned on top, about 30 minutes. Serve with crackers. Makes about 4 cups of dip.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 147
  Calories from Fat 105 (71%)
(18%)Total Fat 12g
(34%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(17%)Cholesterol 51mg
(10%)Sodium 232mg
(4%)Potassium 149mg
Total Carbohydrate 2g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(16%)Protein 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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