King Crab and Lobster Party DipKing Crab and Lobster Party Dip
King Crab and Lobster Party Dip
King Crab and Lobster Party Dip
Creamy and perfectly seasoned, the star of this party favorite is succulent crab paired with lobster, spices and crusty bread for an easy yet elegant appetizer.
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Recipe - Downers Grove, IL
King Crab and Lobster Party Dip
King Crab and Lobster Party Dip
Prep Time15 Minutes
Servings40
Cook Time16 Minutes
Ingredients
16 to 20 cups water
2 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning, divided
2 lemons, halved
1 (8 oz.) pkg. frozen wild-caught lobster tail
1 lb. frozen king crab arm with claw
1 (24 oz.) container Fresh Thyme plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 (8 oz.) container whipped cream cheese
1 small shallot, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. reserved cooking water
Organic smoked paprika, for garnish
Fresh dill, for garnish
Fresh Thyme bakery breads and/or fresh vegetables, for serving
Directions
  1. In a large stock pot, add water and 1 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning. Squeeze lemon halves into water, then add. Bring to boil. Add frozen lobster tails; boil for 3 to 4 minutes or until lobster tails reach 145°F. Remove from boiling water; reserve water in stock pot. Slightly cool lobster tail. Remove meat from shells and break into large chunks. Set aside to cool. 
  2. Return water in stock pot to boil. Add frozen crab; boil for 3 to 4 minutes or until crab reaches 145°F. Remove from boiling water; reserve 2 Tbsp. cooking water. Slightly cool crab. Remove meat from shells and break into large chunks. Set aside to cool. 
  3. Meanwhile, in a food processor, place yogurt, cream cheese, shallot, reserved 2 Tbsp. cooking water, and remaining 1 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning.  Cover and pulse for 30 to 60 seconds or until combined. 
  4. Transfer yogurt mixture to a large serving bowl. Gently stir in lobster and crab, and 2 Tbsp. lemon juice. 
  5. Garnish smoked paprika and dill, if desired. Serve with breads and/or vegetables for dippers.
Nutritional Information

15 minutes
Prep Time
16 minutes
Cook Time
40
Servings

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Makes 40 servings
16 to 20 cups water
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2 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning, divided
Old Bay Seasoning For Seafood, Poultry, Salads, Meats
Old Bay Seasoning For Seafood, Poultry, Salads, Meats - 6 Ounce
$5.99$1.00/oz
2 lemons, halved
Lemons
Lemons - 1 Each
$0.75
1 (8 oz.) pkg. frozen wild-caught lobster tail
Lobster Tail
Lobster Tail - 4 Ounce
$8.99$2.25/oz
1 lb. frozen king crab arm with claw
King Crab Arm With Claw
King Crab Arm With Claw - 1 Pound
$24.99/lb$24.99/lb
1 (24 oz.) container Fresh Thyme plain nonfat Greek yogurt
Fresh Thyme Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
Fresh Thyme Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt - 24 Ounce
$3.99$0.17/oz
2 (8 oz.) container whipped cream cheese
Philadelphia Original Whipped Cream Cheese
Philadelphia Original Whipped Cream Cheese - 8 Ounce
$4.99$0.62/oz
1 small shallot, finely chopped
Organic Shallots
Organic Shallots - 8 Ounce
$3.99$0.50/oz
2 Tbsp. reserved cooking water
Not Available
Organic smoked paprika, for garnish
Not Available
Fresh dill, for garnish
Fresh Thyme Organic Dill
Fresh Thyme Organic Dill - 0.75 Ounce
$2.50$3.33/oz
Fresh Thyme bakery breads and/or fresh vegetables, for serving
Fresh Thyme Double Crust French Bread
Fresh Thyme Double Crust French Bread - 19 Ounce
$2.49$0.13/oz

Nutritional Information

Directions

  1. In a large stock pot, add water and 1 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning. Squeeze lemon halves into water, then add. Bring to boil. Add frozen lobster tails; boil for 3 to 4 minutes or until lobster tails reach 145°F. Remove from boiling water; reserve water in stock pot. Slightly cool lobster tail. Remove meat from shells and break into large chunks. Set aside to cool. 
  2. Return water in stock pot to boil. Add frozen crab; boil for 3 to 4 minutes or until crab reaches 145°F. Remove from boiling water; reserve 2 Tbsp. cooking water. Slightly cool crab. Remove meat from shells and break into large chunks. Set aside to cool. 
  3. Meanwhile, in a food processor, place yogurt, cream cheese, shallot, reserved 2 Tbsp. cooking water, and remaining 1 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning.  Cover and pulse for 30 to 60 seconds or until combined. 
  4. Transfer yogurt mixture to a large serving bowl. Gently stir in lobster and crab, and 2 Tbsp. lemon juice. 
  5. Garnish smoked paprika and dill, if desired. Serve with breads and/or vegetables for dippers.