Crab Dip with Cheese

Crab Dip with Cheese


  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced, about 1/2 cup;
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable/canola oil;
    4 oz (125 g) cream cheese;
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream;
  • Half and half if sour cream is too thick;
  • 4 oz (125 g) cooked crab meat;
  • 1/2 cup coarsely grated New Zealand cheddar, any easy melting cheese will do;
  • Sea salt;
  • Crackers or chips.


  1. Add 1 teaspoon vegetable/canola oil in a sauce pan over medium heat;
  2. Sauté diced onion until soft but not brown;
  3. Pre-heat oven to 350˚F (175˚C);
  4. Fold sour cream in with cream cheese in a mxing bowl;
  5. Add half and half if needed;
  6. Turn off stove, add cream cheese mixture to sauté onion;
  7. Transfer in a baking pan and cover;
  8. Place in pre-heat oven for 25 minutes;
  9. Top with New Zealand cheddar and put back in the oven for 5-10 minutes, not cover;
  10. Place crackers or chips around;
  11. Serve hot after it cool down for 5-10 minutes.

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