Gulf Coast Hot Crab Dip

Gulf Coast Hot Crab Dip

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  • prep 10 min    cook 20 min
  • serves 24

Lumps of crab in a spicy sauce make a wonderful and festive appetizer.


  • 12 ounces fresh lump crabmeat or 2 cans (6 ounces each) crabmeat, drained
  • 8 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup nonfat sour cream
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot red-pepper sauce
  • 3 tablespoons plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 1/2 ounces baked low-sodium thin wheat crackers (about 72)

    How to make it  30 minutes

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat gratin dish or deep-dish pie plate with nonstick cooking spray. Pick through crabmeat; discard any shells and cartilage. Rinse crabmeat and drain.

  • 2

    Stir cream cheese in medium bowl until smooth. Blend in sour cream, onion, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, and hot-pepper sauce. Gently fold in crabmeat. Spoon into baking dish; smooth top.

  • 3

    Combine bread crumbs and paprika and sprinkle evenly over crabmeat mixture. Bake until bubbly, about 20 minutes. Serve piping hot with crackers.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 57
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Sodium: 129mg
  • Carbs: 6g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fiber: 0g

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