Layered Crab Spread


"I'm always requested to bring this quick, easy appetizer to holiday gatherings. It's a little spicier than other crab spreads!"


2 h 10 m servings 75 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 99 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and onion. Stir in the parsley. Spread the mixture evenly on a large serving platter. Layer with desired amount of chili sauce. Top with crabmeat. Cover and chill in the refrigerator at least two hours before serving.
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  1. 10 Ratings


The cream cheese mixture was delicious, and I think this recipe would have been fine with some other more crab friendly sauce other than the chili it calls for. The chili was too overwhelming fo...

I have this 4 stars only because I didn't make it exactly as suggested. I used spicy cocktail sauce and a mix of imitation crab and shrimp and a handful of finely chopped green and red pepper fo...

I don't know exactly what the "chili" sauce is supposed to be. I use Salsa...same thing?

A HUGE hit at the office!

This was great tasting. I added an extra can of crab meat. It was a hit!

Instead of chili sauce (which is really just spicy ketchup) I used cocktail sauce. I also prefer the "tamer" taste of imitation crab. This is always a hit.

I added less mayo and cream cheese to it because I like it less creamy