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Great Old Crab Dip Recipe

Updated on March 18, 2014
5 stars from 4 ratings of this Great Old Crab Dip Recipe

Looking for a delicious crab dip recipe? Look no further! This is a great old crab dip recipe handed down to me from my good friend and culinary genious Duce Arendell. The recipe below is for a great big batch of crab dip with old bay seasoning. This recipe makes about 3 cups of dip, and is perfect for cocktail parties and other gatherings.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: 3 cups of dip


  • 2 cups freshly cooked crab meat, (or 12 ounces of canned crab meat drained and flaked with the cartilage removed)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup fresh sour cream
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 Tbsp fresh snipped dill, (or one tablespoon dried dill)
  • 1 Tbsp finely shredded lime peel
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • cayenne pepper sauce
  • black pepper and salt
  • Old Bay seasoning
  • a variety of crackers, (for dipping)


  1. In a large mixing bowl combine all of the ingredients except the crackers, salt, pepper, and Old Bay seasoning.
  2. Season the crab dip to your liking with salt, pepper, and Old Bay seasoning.
  3. Transfer your crab dip to a serving bowl.
  4. Refrigerate the dip (covered) for at least 2 hours prior to serving.
  5. Serve this Great Old Crab Dip with your favorite assortment of crackers for dipping.
  6. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 3 Tbsp of dip
Calories 174
Calories from Fat153
% Daily Value *
Fat 17 g26%
Saturated fat 3 g15%
Unsaturated fat 14 g
Carbohydrates 2 g1%
Fiber 0 g
Protein 5 g10%
Cholesterol 39 mg13%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Did my buddy Duce hit it out of the park with this recipe or what! I know it looks and sounds good, but your verdict won't be in until you actually try it. I hope I gave you an easy-to-follow recipe, and I am anxious to get your feedback. Please come back and let me know what you think. If it's a homerun please show your support of this recipe by giving it a 5-star rating near the top of this page. If it wasn't so great I welcome your criticism as well. Thanks for stopping by Hubpages, and be sure to check out some other great recipes and articles while you're here.


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