CAJUN CRAB DIP

 

  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. light cream cheese
  • 2 T. milk
  • 1 t. Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. pepper
  • 1/2 c. freshly grated parmesan cheese, plus 1/4 c.
  • 1 - 6 oz. can crab meat
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 1/4 t. cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 t. salt
  • 1/8 t. freshly ground pepper

Directions

  • In a large bowl, whip cream cheese, add milk, and Cajun seasoning, 1/4 t salt, 1/4 t pepper, and 1/2 c. parmesan cheese, set aside.
  • Over medium high heat, heat olive oil and garlic, add shallots. Simmer until slightly browned.
  • Add crab meat, cayenne, salt, pepper. Cook until fragrant, 4-5 min.
  • Remove saucepan from heat and add crab mixture to cream cheese mixture, beat until combined.
  • Put dip in a pie dish and sprinkle w/ 1/4 c. parmesan cheese. bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 min.

Notes

To make festive looking, serve with colored tortilla chips or sourdough bread pieces...This is GREAT!

Categories: Appetizer  Cajun  Dip  Mardi Gras/Carnival  Spicy 

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