Cajun Hot Crab Dip
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4.5 from 14 votes

Cajun Hot Alaska Crab Dip

If you’re a crab lover like me this Cajun Hot Crab Dip will be your new favorite at your next party. Made with Alaska lump crab meat, Monterey Jack cheese, cream cheese and a spicy Cajun seasoning blend, this seafood dip is ready in minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American, Cajun, Southern
Keyword: cajun crab recipe, cajun dip, crab dip, hot cheese dip
Servings: 6
Calories: 462kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking


  • 1 lb Alaska lump crab meat preferred
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 8 oz Pepper Jack cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice half a lemon
  • 2 tsp Cajun Seasoning blend
  • 1 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground mustard


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium size bowl mix together the cream cheese, half the shredded cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Cajun seasoning, hot pepper sauce and ground mustard.
  • Gently fold in the Alaska lump crab meat to incorporate.
  • Spread in a shallow baking dish and top with remaining shredded cheese. Bake for 30 minutes until top is golden and cheese is bubbling.
  • Serve with crackers of choice or sliced French bread pieces.


Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 995mg | Potassium: 237mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 830IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 354mg | Iron: 0.9mg