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Cajun Style Crab Dip

Sue Lau
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Cajun, Southern
Servings 2 cups


  • Food Processor


  • 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 6 ounces surimi fake crab
  • 1/4 cup Thousand Island dressing
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 teaspoon Louisiana hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 ounce jar diced pimiento peppers drained


  • Pulse crab in a food processor until it is finely chopped, then place in a small mixing bowl.
  • Add the cream cheese, Thousand Island dressing, lemon juice, horseradish, pepper sauce and seasonings to the food processor and mix until smooth.
  • Add the drained pimentos and pulse once or twice to chop more but still have red pieces visible.
  • Scrape mixture into the mixing bowl with the crab and mix well.
  • Cover bowl with plastic or a lid and chill for a couple of hours.
  • Serve cold with crackers.


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword crab dip, Holiday recipes