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Crab Cake Dip

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  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: serves 12 1x


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1 pound lump crab meat
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature and cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup tartar sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup crushed Ritz crackers
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat melt the butter and sauté the onions, celery and pepper until soft, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add in the crab meat and mix to combine.
  4. Turn the heat to low and add in the cream cheese, stirring to combine.
  5. In a small bowl whisk together the tartar sauce, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and Old Bay seasoning. Add that into the crab mixture and stir until evenly incorporated. Continue stirring until the cream cheese is melted.
  6. Add in the mozzarella cheese and stir.
  7. Transfer the mixture to a medium casserole dish. Set aside.
  8. In a medium bowl combine the cracker crumbs, salt, pepper, and parsley. Sprinkle this on top of the crab dip. Bake for 25 minutes until lightly toasted and bubbly.
  9. Serve warm with crackers and veggies.

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