Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour or overnight. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Yes, the kids are back in school but the pool is still open….the ocean is still warm and we, parents, can call in sick for some much needed quite time sitting by the pool (or the lake or just on the sofa). You can still pick peaches in the same orchard people are picking their apples….and sipping their pumpkin spice lattes….while it’s a swampy 89 degrees outside. I usually buy fresh lump crabmeat. Hi! NB: we use heavy cream or light cream, and “red pepper” refers to cayenne pepper. Mom's Best Holiday Crab Dip recipe is an easy 10-minute appetizer that can be served hot or cold. I am excited to try this recipe. 3 Serve with crackers or carrots and celery. I made this spur of the moment with leftover crab from another recipe. I like to use the lump crab from the refrigerated seafood section….not the shelf stable crab meat. Fold in the crab and transfer to a small serving dish. Don't heat dip when in the bread; bread will become soggy. Very good dip. As it was Thanksgiving day and I had to only use ingredients on hand, I didn’t have sour cream, lemons (for zest) or white whine vinegar, so I doubled the mayo (to 1 cup), left out the lemon zest, and used 1/2 tsp of dry sherry instead. I used 2 cans for a total of 12 ounces. Next time I will use less garlic. 1 small bunch green onions, chopped It can be placed in a loaf of hollowed out sourdough bread; the bread can be used for dipping. Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Blend in flour, cream, and cheese, until cheese is melted. The fresh lump crab meat that you buy at the store is already cooked. Be sure to use Jumbo Lump Crab Meat or Lump Crab meat for best results. Copyright 2018 • Wonky Wonderful • Log in, 1/2 Orange or Red Bell Pepper, (seeds removed, finely chopped), 16 ounces Lump Crab Meat, (drained completely). Welcome to my little corner of the internet! See my Disclosure Policy for more info. I think next time I’ll make this and add some spinach. I do not recommend freezing crab dip because the cheese could turn grainy and separate while thawing. Gently fold in crab meat. Heat the dip, and then fill bread. The best way to test is to smell. This Cold Crab Dip Recipe is great for a game day appetizer, holiday feasts or any type of party. This recipe calls for “cooked crabmeat”. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site. You can also make this crab dip without cream cheese but the consistency will be a little smoother and less firm, more like a sour cream dip. Quick and easy Cold Crab Dip recipe is a cinch to make in under 10 minutes. Try mixing with pasta for a lovely crab pasta salad. Please try again later. Per other reviews I used a chive and onion cream cheese and let the finished product sit in the fridge overnight. I would add cream cheese the next time to thicken it a but. Stir in the pepper jack, cheddar, onion, garlic, Worcestershire, Tabasco, lemon juice, salt and pepper until thoroughly combined. This Cold Crab Dip Recipe is great for a game day appetizer, holiday feasts or any type of party. This recipe can be served hot or cold with a variety of different crackers or bread. Let’s just hold up for a moment! Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. Stir in the pepper jack, cheddar, onion, garlic, worcestershire, Tabasco, lemon juice, salt and pepper until thoroughly combined. Thanks for your recipes! I usually add the flour first, and make sure it is forming a roux, and cook it a few minutes before adding the cream and cheese. Please review the Comment Policy. Delicious crab dip with lump crab meat, sour cream, mayonnaise, shallots, dill, lemon zest, white wine vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce. When it’s crab season and our local market gets a shipment, we’re first in line for the biggest (more than two pounds) fresh, cooked crabs, already cleaned and broken.