This simple to make hot crab and artichoke dip recipe is always a party favorite. The crab meat, gooey cheese and artichoke hearts combine for one delicious appetizer.
1 pound Seatech Crab Meat
8 oz. package of cream cheese
1/4-1/2 cup mayonnaise, add more for a creamier dip
1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese divided
1 medium sweet onion, diced
1 6-8 oz. jar marinated artichoke hearts, chopped
Black pepper to taste
Old Bay Seasoning or other seasoning salt to taste
Crackers for serving
Preheat oven to 375 degrees fahrenheit.
In a large mixing bowl blend together cream cheese, mayonnaise, 1 cup of cheese, diced onions and chopped artichoke hearts and mix together. Add crab meat to blend incorporate. Add black pepper and seasoning salt to taste.
Place the crab dip into an oven save serving dish and sprinkle the reserved cheddar cheese across the top. Cover dish with aluminum foil and into the oven for 15-20 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking until the cheese starts to turn a light golden brown and dip is bubbling. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes then serve with crackers.
Use sun dried tomatoes in place of artichoke hearts.
Add some cooked shrimp meat to the dip.