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Hot Pepper Jack Crab Dip
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Hot Pepper Jack Crab Dip

Course Appetizer, seafood
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-dip-recipes, hot-crab-dip, hot-pepper-jack-crab-dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 12 oz jumbo lump crab meat
  • 1 8 oz onion and chive cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup real mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp seafood seasoning i.e. Old Bay or Seafood Magic
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 3 cup shredded pepper-jack cheese divided
  • 4 oz chopped pimento well drained
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 green onion finely chopped
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tsp hot sauce adjust to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and spritz a 1 1/2 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Whip together the cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, seafood seasoning, salt and black pepper to your taste.
  • Fold in the crab meat, 2 cup shredded pepper-jack cheese, drained pimento, grated Parmesan cheese, chopped green onion, minced garlic and hot sauce.
  • Pour into the baking dish and top with the remaining shredded pepper-jack cheese. Sprinkle the top lightly with additional seafood seasoning.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes until bubbly.
  • Serve with crackers, tortilla chips, garlic bread or pita crisps for dipping.