crab dip(thick, creamy, spicy )

Preparation Time: 30 min
Number of Servings: 12

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8 oz. light cream cheese
2 T. milk
1 t. cajun seasoning
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
1/2 c. freshly grated parmasan cheese, plus 1/4 c.
1 - 6 oz. can crab meat
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
1 shallot, minced
2 T. olive oil
1/4 t. cayenne pepper
1/8 t. salt
1/8 t. freshly ground pepper

Directions:  In a large bowl, whip cream cheese, add milk, and Cajun seasoning, 1/4 t salt, 1/4 t pepper, and 1/2 c. parmesan cheese, set aside. Over medium high heat, heat olive oil and garlic, add shallots. Simmer until slightly browned. Add crab meat, cayenne, salt, pepper. Cook until fragrant, 4-5 min. Remove saucepan from heat and add crab mixture to cream cheese mixture, beat until combined. Put dip in a pie dish and sprinkle w/ 1/4 c. parmesan cheese. bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 min. serve dip with colored tortilla chips

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Submitted By: Shelagh Hare of Canada
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Original Source of Recipe: Shelagh Hare
Date Submitted: 12/25/2002 3:03:07 PM