Hot Crab Dip Recipe

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Try this delicious appetizer recipe for hot crab dip. Serve this easy hot crab dip for your next get together with friends. Perfect for a Super Bowl or cocktail party, this hot crab dip will be the most popular item in your appetizer spread. Spicy, creamy.


  • 8-ounces Boursin cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/2  teaspoon crab boil spices (recommended: Old Bay)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 6-ounces fresh crab meat, picked over for bits of shell and patted dry
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • Whole wheat crackers for serving, optional


  1. Stir together the cream cheese, sour cream, hot sauce, crab boil spice, and garlic in a medium saucepan until smooth; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the cream cheese mixture over medium-low heat until warm, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Fold in the crab, scallions, parsley, and lemon juice and warm until heated through, about 1 minute more. Serve immediately.

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