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Easy, delicious, and quick, cold crab dip is a favorite appetizer recipe that’s perfect for any event. While it may sound a little fancy, cold crab dip is made with basic ingredients and is ready to serve in just 5 minutes.
A delicious way to enjoy seafood, let me tell you, you’re going to love this cold crab dip. With no cooking required, this is the perfect party appetizer for any occasion.
You can serve this crab dip recipe in a number of ways: you can make it a little more spicy or keep even make it a hot crab dip by serving it baked. Any way you make it, it’s going to be yummy.
This cold crab dip appetizer recipe shows that it’s easy to create fresh, delicious homemade flavor with simple ingredients. This dip is so good that it might vanish quicker than it did to make it!
Cold Crab Dip Ingredients
- Cream cheese
- Yogurt - Greek yogurt
- Crab meat
- Lemon juice
- Old bay seasoning
- Cayenne pepper
- Green onion
You can make your crab dip even spicier by adding more cayenne pepper or adding a dash of your favorite hot sauce. Of course, if you like things a little milder, you can always omit the cayenne pepper.
While this recipe is for cold crab dip, you could always heat it up in the oven for a warm dip instead. Another option would be to keep it warm in a crockpot for your party.
Other yummy additions to your dip would be something like artichoke or spinach. There are so many possibilities for this simple, delicious crab dip! Don’t forget to serve it with an assortment of crackers or crisp fresh vegetables for dipping.
How to Make Cold Crab Dip
FIRST STEP: In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, greek yogurt, and lemon juice. Mix until smooth.
SECOND STEP: Add crab and seasonings mix until everything is evenly incorporated and serve with crackers or your favorite veggies!
Can I bake this dip?
This easy dip recipe can be baked in the oven! Check out our recipe for hot crab dip.
How do I store crab dip?
You can store crab dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
How do I serve crab dip?
Serve your crab dip in a bowl alongside a variety of crackers or your favorite veggies.
How to Store Cold Crab Dip
IN THE FRIDGE: Store leftover crab dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Cold Crab Dip
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- 8 ounces cream cheese (whipped)
- ¼ cup Greek yogurt
- 12 ounces crab meat (rinsed and drained to remove moisture)
- 3 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp old bay seasoning
- ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
- 2 TBSP green onion
- In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, greek yogurt, and lemon juice. Mix until smooth.
- Add crab and seasonings mix until everything is evenly incorporated and serve with crackers or your favorite veggies!