Recipes Spicy Crab Dip (Appetizer, Holidays)

    • Cooking spray 
    • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
    • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
    • 1 pound lump crabmeat, shell pieces removed, divided
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce (such asTabasco)
    • 2 teaspoons salt-free Cajun seasoning
    • 1/2 cup canola mayonnaise 
    • 1/3 cup 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened 
    • 1/4 cup minced red bell pepper
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 
    • 3 tablespoons panko 
    • 3 tablespoons minced fresh chives

Preheat oven to 450°.  Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shallots and garlic to pan; cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Place 1 cup crab in a food processor. Add the shallot mixture, 1/4 cup water, pepper sauce, and Cajun seasoning to crab; process until smooth. Spoon mixture into a large bowl, and stir in remaining crab, mayonnaise, and the next 5 ingredients (through black pepper). Transfer the mixture to a 1-quart glass or ceramic casserole dish coated lightly with cooking spray. Combine panko and chives in a small bowl; sprinkle over crab mixture. Coat panko mixture with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 30 minutes or until browned and bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition Information

95 Calories, 5.3g Fat, 8.4g Protein, 2g Carbohydrate, .1g Fiber, 43mg Cholesterol, .4mg Iron, 253mg Sodium