Recipe Origin America
Rating
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Servings 12
Preparation 20 min 00:20
Cook 2 hours 02:00
Ready in 2 hours 20 min 02:20
Difficulty Beginner
Cooking Method Smoke
Ingredients Crab Cream
Equipment Smoker
Recipe Type Appetizer Snack
Cooked With National Barbecue News
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Smoked Crab Dip

Smoked Hot Crab Dip

Smoked Hot Crab Dip is a traditional favorite, with a smoky twist. Crab, cream cheese, mayonnaise, bacon, scallions, and cheese are combined in a cast iron skillet and smoked.

Play around the with the seasonings to get your perfect combination. If you don’t care for crab, try swapping it with smoke salmon or cooked prawns.

Serve this creamy and indulgent dip with chips, crackers, or crostini. Enjoy!

Ingredients

butter, for the skillet

1/2 pound (225g) jumbo lump crab meat, free of shells

8 ounces (225g) cream cheese, softened

4 ounces (125g) bacon, cooked and diced (optional)

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese

3 scallions, sliced thin

2 large cloves garlic, chopped fine

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce

1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning or your favorite BBQ rub

salt and pepper, to taste

Equipment

8-inch cast iron skillet

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat a smoker to 250 degrees F (121 degrees C).

  2. Butter the cast iron skillet.

  3. Mix all the remaining ingredients in large bowl, reserving 1 tablespoon of the Parmesan cheese.

  4. Add the crab mixture to the skillet, lightly pressing down to smooth it out. Sprinkle the reserved Parmesan cheese on top.

  5. Smoke for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until the top is lightly browned, and the dip is bubbling.

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Recipe Origin America
Rating
No Reviews
Servings 12
Preparation 20 min 00:20
Cook 2 hours 02:00
Ready in 2 hours 20 min 02:20
Difficulty Beginner
Cooking Method Smoke
Ingredients Crab Cream
Equipment Smoker
Recipe Type Appetizer Snack
Cooked With National Barbecue News
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