Deviled Crab Dip Recipe
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Deviled Crab Dip Recipe

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Because blue crabs are so plentiful in Maryland, we're always looking for new ways to enjoy them. This recipe is easy, elegant and delicious!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons each finely chopped celery, green pepper and onion
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • Assorted fresh vegetables or assorted crackers

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 230 calories, 22g fat (3g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 324mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, celery, green pepper, onion, lemon juice, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, lemon-pepper and pepper sauce. Stir in crab. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with vegetables or crackers. Yield: about 2 cups.
Originally published as Deviled Crab Dip in Country February/March 2002, p49

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AdriaD User ID: 1688988 120839
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"I mixed mayo and sour cream together instead of using straight mayo. Turned out wonderfully and is a keeper recipe for us!"

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Reviewed Feb. 8, 2011

"Mine was a bit juicy--thought I drained the crab well enough. The taste was definitely deviled crab, which I love!!"

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