Hot Jalapeno Crab Dip Recipe | PBS Food

Hot Jalapeno Crab Dip

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  • 1 lb. lump crabmeat (can use canned buy the good stuff)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup pickled jalapenos chopped
  • 1/4 lb. Monterey Jack cheese grated
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 ounces Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated
  • 1 recipe toasted croutons


  1. Combine crabmeat, garlic, jalapenos, Monterey Jack cheese, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt and mayo in a medium mixing bowl. Toss gently to mix.
  2. Spoon the mixture into a medium baking dish. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese evenly on top of the crabmeat mixture.
  3. Bake at 350° until golden brown and bubbly, about 25 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and let sit for about 5 minutes before serving with the croutons.
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