Patout's Hot Crab Dip

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by spatchcock

This is an adopted recipe. I have not yet tried it, but the below reviewer vouches for its edibility. Please feel free to offer additional comments via a review should you try this. Thanks!

Top Review by Steve_G

I've had the original at Patout's and this one is exactly like it. Really rich and delicous -- very much a French Creole dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions, bell pepper, and garlic and saute for 10-15 minutes, until wilted.
  3. Stir in the cream and bring to a simmer.
  4. Stir in the cream and bring to a simmer.
  5. Stir in the green onions, parsley, herbs, and seasonings and continue to simmer until the cream has reduced by about a quarter and the sauce is thick.
  6. Stir in the crab meat, return to a simmer, and let cook 2-3 minutes more.
  7. Pour into a chafing dish and serve as an hors d'oeuvre or as part of a buffet with crackers or Melba toast.

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