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Quick Crab Fondue Recipe

This recipe was given to me over 30 years ago from a man who used to make it at hunting camp. It's very fast to make, and hard to stop eating. Enjoy!—Kathy Brown of Lake Havasu City, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (15 ounces) process cheese sauce
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 cups lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, cubed

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the cheese sauce, butter, wine or broth and garlic powder. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 18-20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Stir in crab; cook 1-2 minutes longer or until heated through.
  • 2. Transfer to a small fondue pot and keep warm. Serve with bread cubes. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without bread) equals 178 calories, 15 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 758 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.