Hot crab dip

Hot crab dip


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About this recipe: This warm, creamy, addictive dip features sweet crabmeat and spicy horseradish. Serve with crispy wholemeal crackers or water biscuits.

Norma MacMillan

Serves: 24 

  • 350g (12 oz) fresh crabmeat, or tinned white crabmeat, drained
  • 225g (8 oz) reduced-fat soft cheese, room temperature
  • 225g (8 oz) virtually-fat-free fromage frais
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon bottled horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco® sauce
  • 3 tablespoons plain dried breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 125g (4 1/2 oz) wholemeal crackers or rice cakes

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Coat a gratin or other baking dish with cooking spray or a teaspoon of olive oil. Pick over the crabmeat, discarding any shells and cartilage.
  2. Stir the cream cheese in a medium bowl until smooth. Blend in the fromage frais, onion, horseradish, and Worcestershire and Tabasco sauces. Gently fold in the crabmeat. Spoon into the baking dish and smooth the top.
  3. Combine the breadcrumbs and paprika, and sprinkle evenly over the crabmeat mixture.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes or until bubbling. Serve piping hot with crackers.

Some more ideas

*Make this dip with canned tuna or salmon.
*Add 2 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan to the dip for extra flavour.

Health points

Seafood such as crab is a great low-fat source of protein.

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