Hot Crabmeat or Shrimp Dip

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by gailanng

Can't remember where I got this, but one thing for's good!

Top Review by La Dilettante

Delicious! I added a bit of Worcestershire sauce and some sherry, and thinned it somewhat with a little half-and-half.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 large white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small green onion, finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 lb white crabmeat (or combo of both) or 1 lb cooked shrimp (or combo of both)
  • 12 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 dash paprika
  • salt, if needed


  1. Place first 4 ingredients in microwavable-safe dish and heat until cream cheese and butter melt, about 5 minutes.
  2. Sift through crabmeat with fingertips and remove any remaining cartilage. Add crabmeat or shrimp, cayenne and paprika, stirring to combine.
  3. Microwave, stirring occassionally, until heated through, about 5 minutes.

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