Cold Crab Dip Recipe

cold crab dip recipe

Cold Crab Dip recipe is loaded with crab . An outdoor BBQ, a family dinner appetizer or really anytime. Delicious and nutritious.


  • 1 pound wild caught crab meat
  • 1 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup homemade garlic sauce or vegan mayo*
  • 35 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon old bay
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Fresh parsley or dill, finely chopped to garnish


  1. In a classic batter bowl, add the crab, celery and red onion. Mix together and set aside.
  2. In a small batter bowl, add the garlic sauce or mayo, garlic, old mayo and Dijon. Mix together until very well combined and add to the crab mixture.
  3. Gently fold together until creamy, well mixed and ready to eat. Chill for up to 1 hour before serving. Mix again, if needed.
  4. Serve cold with homemade tortilla chips, celery and carrot sticks or Simple Mills almond crackers.


*If you don’t want to make your own garlic sauce or vegan mayo, the best possible substiture for a clean store-bought brand is the Paleo Mayonnaise by Primal Kitchen

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