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Crab Dip

Crab Dip recipe
Recipe and Photo by: Better Homes and Gardens
Sour cream crab dip gets an upgrade with lemon, hot sauce and cayenne. And don't forget the dill—it's crab's perfect partner.
20 min
2 hr 20 min
Makes about 1-1/3 cups

What You Need

cup  cooked crabmeat or one 6-ounce can crabmeat, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed
cup  mayonnaise or salad dressing
cup  dairy sour cream
tablespoons  finely chopped red onion or green onion
 tablespoon snipped fresh dillweed or 1 teaspoon dried dillweed
 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel or lime peel
 teaspoon lemon juice or lime juice
 Several dashes bottled hot pepper sauce
Dash  cayenne pepper (optional)
 Salt and black pepper
 Finely chopped red or green onion (optional)
 Assorted crackers and/or vegetable dippers

Make It

1. In a small bowl stir together crab, mayonnaise, sour cream, the 2 tablespoons onion, the 1 tablespoon dill, the 1 teaspoon lemon peel, lemon juice, hot pepper sauce, and, if desired, cayenne pepper. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

2. Transfer dip to a serving dish. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours. If desired, garnish wtih finely chopped red or green onion. Serve with crackers or vegetable dippers.

3. Makes about 1-1/3 cups

4. Crab Tartlets: Prepare dip as above through step 1. Spoon dip into 30 miniature phyllo dough shells (two, 2.1-ounce packages). For a hot appetizer, place the 30 miniature phyllo dough shells on a large baking sheet. Spoon dip into phyllo shells. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 5 to 8 minutes or until heated through. If desired, garnish with finely shredded lemon peel and fresh dill sprigs. Per tartlet: 62 cal., 5 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 8 mg chol., 52 mg sodium, 3 g carbo., 0 g dietary fiber, 2 g protein. Daily Values: 1% vit. C, 1% calcium, 1% iron. Exchanges: 1 Fat

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