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buffalo crab dip

Buffalo Crab Dip

This buffalo crab dip is a fun twist on a traditional recipe. Perfect for parties, gatherings, or a solo snack, if that's what you're into!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Pescatarian
Keyword Buffalo Crab Dip, Buffalo Dip, Crab Dip, Pescatarian Buffalo Dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 197kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • ½ shallot minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 8 oz lump crab meat patted dry
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce like Frank's
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp old bay seasoning


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees fahrenheit.
  • In an oven-safe pan over medium heat, add olive oil, minced shallot, and minced garlic.  Saute for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add the softened cream cheese, half of the grated sharp cheddar (reserve the other half for topping), crab meat, dry white wine, mayo, hot sauce, lemon juice and old bay seasoning. Continue to stir over medium heat until combined for 3-5 minutes.
  • Top with reserved cheddar cheese and fresh cracked pepper, bake for 15-20 minutes until hot and bubbly.  Serve with tortilla chips or crusty bread.


OPTIONAL TOPPINGS: Before serving, top with fresh cracked pepper, chopped green onions if desired.
*Nutrition is calculated automatically therefore are only estimations.  


Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 377IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1mg