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Creamy Hot Crab Dip

Uses both real & imitation crab to keep the costs down but the flavor up!  This recipe makes a huge batch, so be sure to cut the ingredients in half if you are making it for a smaller crowd.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Crab Dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Author Ruth Soukup


  • 3 8 oz packages cream cheese
  • 2 cans chopped green chiles
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 bunches green onions
  • 2 8 oz packages imitation crab
  • 2 cans white crab meat drained
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese


  1. Add cream cheese, salsa, milk, & green chiles to mixing bowl. Mix on low until blended, about 30-45 seconds.
  2. Thinly slice green onion; add to cream cheese mixture.
  3. Flake crab meat into small pieces; add along with real crab meat to cream cheese mixture.
  4. Add parmesan cheese to cream cheese mixture. Mix on low speed until blended, about 20-30 seconds.
  5. Transfer mixture to crock pot. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours, stirring once or twice, then keep warm. Serve with crackers or sliced baguette.