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Your favorite crab dip

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I have search many recipes for a good crab dip and can't seem to decide on one that sounds good.

What is your favorite crab dip recipe, hot or cold.

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  1. This is my favorite recipe: http://www.elise.com/recipes/archives...

    Though I do reduce the mayo and sour cream to 1/4c each, and lime instead of lemon.

    1. This dip is ridiculously easy but somehow always a crowd pleaser. I serve it with tortilla chips as I think the salt works well with it.

      Cream together one can drained crabmeat and 1 block softened cream cheese.
      Sprinkle paprika or taco seasoning on top.
      Place a pat of butter on top.
      Microwave for about 1 min or until warm and bubble.

      Mix thoroughly and serve.

      ps I usually mix ingredients the day before and nuke it when needed

      1. Thanks. I was hoping for a few more people giving out their favorite crab dip recipe. I am leaning toward a more cream cheese based recipe.

          1. Here is a cream cheese based recipe that is served hot. The best part is that it calls for a tablespoon of beer so the chef gets to drink the rest.

            Crab Dip

            8 oz crab meat
            1 pkg cream cheese, softened
            1 tablespoon grated onion
            1 clove garlic, minced
            1 tablespoon beer
            1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, hot pepper sauce
            Parmesan cheese

            Mix all ingredients except parmesan cheese and crab
            Gently fold in crab meat
            Put into greased oven proof serving dish
            Top with Parmesan cheese
            Bake until hot. Broil briefly to brown cheese topping
            Garnish with parsley and serve with corn chips or stiff crackers