Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
For The Love Of The Sea: A cook book to celebrate the British seafood community and their food

By Jenny Jefferies

Published 2021

  • About

This is a real crowd pleaser, and a great way to introduce people to brown crab if they haven’t eaten it before. It’s easy to make ahead of time and reheat for entertaining. Try to find the best locally sourced brown crab you can for great quality and to support local fishermen. — Ashley Mullenger, The Female Fisherman


  • 1 large dressed brown crab
  • 180 g cream cheese
  • 6 spring onions, finely sliced


Set aside half of the grated cheese, then put all the ingredients into a large bowl. Combine until well mixed, then spoon into individual ovenproof bowls or one larger dish for sharing.

Bake the dip in a preheated oven at 180°c for 20 minutes, th