Easy Cold Crab Dip Recipe with Cream Cheese - 5 Minutes

Learn how to make crab dip! This EASY cold crab dip recipe with cream cheese (crab meat dip) needs just 5 minutes + 6 ingredients.

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cold crab dip with peppers
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 16 servings (2 tablespoons each)
Author Maya Krampf from


  • 4 oz Cream cheese (softened)
  • 3 tbsp Sour cream
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp Old Bay seasoning (adjust more or less to taste)
  • 8 oz Lump crab meat (squeezed to remove any water/moisture)
  • 2 tbsp Chives (chopped)


  1. Blend together the cream cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, and seasoning in a blender or food processor, until smooth.
  2. Fold in the crab meat and chives using a spatula. (Do this gently and don't over-mix. You want some lumps of crab throughout.)
  3. Transfer to a bowl, cover in plastic wrap, and chill until ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 2 tbsp

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Nutrition Information Per Serving

Calories: 41 | Fat: 2g | Protein: 3g

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