Deviled Crab Dip

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


about 2 cups

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
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!


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

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