Cold Crab Dip

"This is a simple and easy dish - if you don't have access to fresh crab you can always use canned or if you would rather not use crab you substitute shrimp either way it's an awesome way to start a party..enjoy"
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  • Combine cream cheese and lemon juice in mixer. Add mayonnaise and blend well.(when adding the mayo do so by hand).
  • Add green onion, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, salt, paprika onion powder and crab meat. Mix well.
  • Serve with crackers or chips.

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  1. I used 1/2 cup of green onions instead of 3/4. Also would not recomend using canned crabmeat. I used closer to a pound (16oz) of freshly frozen Maine crabmeat my husband and I had caught on the boat we work on back in October, picked and froze it for the holiday season. Husband really liked flavor, it will be an even better consistency and flavor tomorrow after sitting in the fridge overnight. I also followed recipe as suggested, however waited until everything was mixed, the gently folded my crabmeat in, just so it was coated with dip, then stopped so I didn't over mix/lose my big pieces of crabmeat. (I hadn't bothered picking/separating the leg & body meat when I picked it, so had a mix of both in my dip.) Would only recommend using fresh meat.. really think that would make all the difference, and possibly why other reviews were so poor? (I actually didn't see the reviews until after I had made mine, prob wouldn't of tried this particular recipe if I had, but mine came out really good, absolutely think the fresh crabmeat makes all the difference, so thought I would leave my own review & results.)
  2. I had some of this Crab dip on Sunday eve my daughter in law made it , I'd have to say it was awesome , I will only use 1/2 the mayo & lemon juice & 1/2 of the seasonings & taste test to see if I need to add more ,to all the critics out there maybe you just need to tweek the tecipe to suit your tastes I can see no reason why none of you liked it.. Bon Apetite ..
  3. It sucks a waist of time and ?? meat
  4. I did not like this at all. I'd need to practically triple the amount of crab, to get the right consistency. Also, the lemon juice is WAY overpowering, and I added half of the recommended amount. It's literally all I can taste.
  5. Just horrible! Too much mayo, paprika, lemon juice & worchestishire. All could taste was paprika, no crab and even added twice as much. Had to throw it out, what a waste of crab.


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