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The Sanderling Crab Dip

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  • 8 ounces lump crab meat (make sure there are no shells)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 small red bell pepper, small diced
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, small diced
  • 2 scallions, cut 1/4-inch thick
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. In small mixing bowl, mix cream cheese until smooth (by hand or with a mixer)
  2. Add all ingredients except crab meat and continue to mix until well blended.
  3. Gently fold in crab meat.
  4. Put mixture into an oven-safe container and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes until warm throughout and lightly brown on top.
  5. Serve warm with crackers and breadsticks.

This can be stored before baking for 1 to 2 days.

Posted by LladyRusty at Recipe Goldmine 11:36:55pm 1/7/03.

Source: Executive Chef Christine Zambito - The Sanderling, Duck, North Carolina