Crawfish Dip
Crawfish Dip
Easy, creamy, spicy crawfish dip made with cream cheese that can be served warm or cold. Satisfying appetizer for parties, tailgates, holidays.


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup green onion chopped, 8 green onions
  • 1 cup bell pepper diced, 1 medium
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 ounce pimentos diced or sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder optional
  • 8 ounces cream cheese cubed, room temperature
  • 12 ounces crawfish tails rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-4 tablespoons water as needed
  • fresh parsley or cilantro for serving


  1. In a medium skillet, heat the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the bell peppers and green onion, and sauté for 7 minutes until softened.
  3. Stir in spices, drained pimentos, and garlic. Sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add in the cream cheese and stir well until the cheese melts into the veggies. This will take about 5-10 minutes.
  5. Add the crawfish, and stir until completely coated.
  6. Pour in lemon juice, and stir well. Add in water, one tablespoon at a time until it reaches your desired consistency.
  7. Transfer to a serving dish if desired (or serve in the skillet), and sprinkle with chopped parsley, cilantro, chives, or green onions.
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