Cajun Crabmeat Dip

Cajun Crabmeat Dip
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 237.5
  • Total Fat: 18.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 88.4 mg
  • Sodium: 172.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 11.3 g

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Submitted by: HELLOWORLD


From "The Encyclopedia of Cajun and Creole Cuisine" by Chef John D. Folse From "The Encyclopedia of Cajun and Creole Cuisine" by Chef John D. Folse
Number of Servings: 16


    1 pound jumbo lump crabmeat
    1/2 cup butter
    1 cup diced onions
    1/2 cup diced celery
    1/4 cup diced red bell peppers
    1/4 cup minced garlic
    1/2 cup flour
    3 cups heavy whipping cream
    1/2 pound grated Swiss cheese
    1/2 oz sherry
    salt and black pepper to taste (I had to use a lot of pepper)
    Louisiana hot sauce to taste (I also had to use a lot)


In a heavy-bottomed Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onions, celery, bell pepper and garlic. Saute 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are wilted. Whisk in flour and stir until white roux is achieved (flour is well blended, but not turning brown yet). Pour in cream, bring to a rolling boil and reduce to simmer. Add cheese and sherry. Continue to cook until cheese is melted. Fold in crabmeat and season to taste uising salt, pepper and hot sauce.

Makes 16 1/2-cup servings. Great with crudites.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HELLOWORLD.


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