Crab Spread

This simple Crab Spread recipe is a¬†simple and delicious appetizer¬†to whip up and serve when you don’t feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen.

Crab Spread

Yield: 2 cups (10 to 12 servings)

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Crab Spread


  • 12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise (lowfat is fine)
  • 1/2 small onion, grated
  • 6 ounces chili sauce
  • 6 ounce can crab meat, drained and flaked apart
  • freshly chopped parsley, for garnish


  1. In a medium bowl, use and electric mixer to blend cream cheese, worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, mayonnaise and onion. Spread on a serving platter. Spread chili sauce on top of cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle crabmeat on top of chili sauce. Sprinkle fresh parsley over the top.
  2. Refrigerate for several hours. Serve with crackers.


*If preparing this recipe as gluten free, just be sure to use brands of mayonnaise and chili sauce that are designated as GF.