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crab dip on saltine crackers on a black board

Easy Cold Crab Dip

Kate Shungu
This easy-to-make dip is always a hit!
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Southern
Servings 10 servings
Calories 75 kcal


  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup crabmeat
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • Hot sauce to taste
  • To serve: saltine crackers, julienned radishes, chopped chives


  • Place the softened cream cheese, heavy cream, lime juice, worcestershire sauce, and sea salt in a large bowl. Using a hand mixer, mix until combined.
  • Fold in the crab meat and chopped chives.
  • To serve, dollop a spoonful of crab dip on top of a cracker, then top with chives and julienned radishes. Serve immediately.


The crab dip can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days before serving.
You can substitute lemon juice for the lime juice.
Saltine crackers are the best cracker for serving this dip. Water crackers and butter crackers would also work. 


Calories: 75kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 4gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 243mgPotassium: 59mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 240IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1mg
Keyword appetizer, crab dip, quick and easy
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