Crab Dip Hot


Serving Size:
3 tablespoons

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis


  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon onion
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
  • 6 ounces canned crab meat


  1. Preheat the oven to 375º F. Set cream cheese out to soften. Finely mince the onion.
  2. Place softened cream cheese in a bowl.
  3. Add the onion, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Mix well. Stir in milk.
  4. Add the crab meat and stir until blended. 
  5. Place mixture into an oven-safe dish. Bake uncovered for 15 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Helpful hints

  • Serve warm with low-sodium crackers.
  • Try this recipe with fresh steamed crab meat instead of canned crab.
  • Decrease fat to 4 grams per serving by using reduced-fat cream cheese. Be aware, the sodium content is higher.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 96

Protein 8 g

Carbohydrates 1 g

Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 42 mg

Sodium 191 mg

Potassium 92 mg

Phosphorus 68 mg

Calcium 43 mg

Fiber 0 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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