Transform your seafood gathering into a culinary adventure with this delectable Hop Barons Seafood Dip. Bursting with the rich and aromatic flavors of Hop Barons Seafood Seasoning, this dip is a crowd-pleaser that pairs perfectly with crackers, bread, or vegetable sticks. With a yield of approximately 2 cups, it's an ideal addition to your appetizer spread.
|8 ounces cream cheese; softened||1 teaspoon lemon juice|
|1 cup mayonnaise||1 cup mixed seafood (shrimp; crab, or lobster), cooked and chopped|
|1 cup shredded cheddar cheese||Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)|
|1 packet Hop Barons Seafood Seasoning||Assorted crackers; bread, or vegetable sticks for serving|
|1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce|
1. Prepare the Creamy Base: In a mixing bowl, combine softened cream cheese, mayonnaise, shredded cheddar cheese, Hop Barons Seafood Seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon juice. Mix until well combined.
2. Add the Seafood: Gently fold in the chopped mixed seafood, ensuring an even distribution throughout the dip.
3. Chill the Dip: Cover the bowl and refrigerate the seafood dip for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld and the dip to firm up.
4. Garnish (Optional): Before serving, garnish the dip with fresh parsley for a pop of color and added freshness.
5. Serve: Transfer the Hop Barons Seafood Dip to a serving bowl. Arrange assorted crackers, bread, or vegetable sticks around the bowl for dipping.