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Creamy Cilantro Crab Dip

Creamy Cilantro Crab Dip

Creamy Cilantro Crab Dip – what more can I say? This appetizer brings crab to a cracker with a soft spread of avocado and a touch of lime to put the “elegant” in “everyday” and leave your guests toasting your awesomeness. Don’t forget the Prosecco!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Creamy Cilantro Crab Dip
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 924kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1/3 Cup Green Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 3 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro, Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Lime Zest
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Dried Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Salt
  • 1/4 Tablespoon Pepper
  • 1 Ripe Avocado
  • 10 Ounces- Fresh Crab


  • 2 Ounces- Crab Meat
  • Lime Wedges
  • 1 Tablespoon Cilantro Chopped


  • In a medium bowl, stir together green onion, mayonnaise, cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the avocado and mash half of it into the mixture, leaving the other half in chunks.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Gently fold in crab until combined.
  • Adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Garnish with as desired.
  • Serve with crostini or slices of a fresh baguette. Enjoy


Calories: 924kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 68g | Fat: 63g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 160mg | Sodium: 6626mg | Potassium: 1814mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 965IU | Vitamin C: 55.8mg | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 5.6mg