How to Make Crab Dip with Cream Cheese

There are several different methods of preparing crab dish; however, one of the most popular ones is to make crab dip with cream cheese. This dish is extremely common in many countries, with families making it since years to entertain their guests. This can be an extremely delicious dish, which is the reason why it disappears very quickly at family gatherings and parties. Crab dip with cream cheese is most likely to be served with tea in the evening or after lunch or dinner as a dessert. It is a simple and inexpensive way to impress your family members as well as guests. On top of that, it is extremely easy to make.

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 20 min
Total time: 25 min
Yield: 4 persons
Utensils: oven, oven safe dish, scissor, a large bowl and a spoon.

Cream cheese: 1 pack (8 ounce)
Milk: 2 tbsp.
Horseradish sauce: 1 tsp.
Grated onions or sliced thin green onions: 2 tbsp.
Salt: 1 dash
Pepper: 1 dash
Crabmeat or imitation crabmeat: 1 can (16 ounce)
Slivered almonds (optional)


  • 1

    Preheat the oven

    Before you start to mix the ingredients, you need to preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

  • 2

    Mix the ingredients

    You need to use a scissor to cut the pack of cream cheese from a corner before you can pour it in a large bowl. Now you are required to add two tablespoons of milk in the bowl before adding one teaspoon or horseradish sauce, 2 tablespoons of either grated onions or the same quantity of sliced thin green onions and a dash each of salt and pepper. Keep in mind that you can vary the quantity of salt and pepper according to your personal preference. While putting these ingredients in the bowl, you should use a spoon for stirring.

  • 3

    Add crabmeat

    Crabmeat is easily available at grocery stores. You should arrange a can of 16 ounces of crabmeat before starting to prepare the mixture. Open the can and insert the crabmeat in the mixture. You should stir the mixture well to make sure that all the ingredients have been properly mixed and are now ready to be cooked. If you are unable to get crabmeat, you can use imitation crabmeat as a substitute.

  • 4


    You are now required to cook the mixture for about 15 to 20 minutes in the oven. Your crab dip with cream cheese is now ready to be served.

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