How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 400°, with rack in center.
  • Melt 2 Tbsp of the butter in a medium saucepan over low heat.
  • Add shallots and sauté until soft, about 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 Tbsp of water and simmer 30 seconds.
  • Stir in cayenne, Old Bay, and dry mustard until well combined.
  • Add half & half to saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • Slowly whisk in the cream cheese a few pieces at a time.
  • When cream cheese is fully incorporated, whisk in gruyere cheese a bit at a time.
  • Stir the mixture for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add lemon juice and Worcestershire, stir to combine.
  • Add crab meat & half of the parsley and stir.
  • Transfer mixture to an ovenproof baking dish and sprinkle with bread pieces. Dot the top of the bread pieces with the remaining tablespoon of butter. Sprinkle with paprika.
  • Bake for 18-22 minutes, until the bread pieces are golden and dip is hot.
  • Garnish with remaining parsley and serve.

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    " It was excellent "
    sas ate it and said...
    This is a really good one. I have one that is so similar and yet no bread on top. I love this recipe-KUDOS
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    I tought I was the only one who still used Old Bay.
    This crab dip is a great appetizer.
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