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Layered Seafood Dip Recipe
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Layered Seafood Dip

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"A friend sent me this recipe! A creamy base is layered with cocktail sauce, veggies, seafood and cheese. It's a total crowd pleaser and will be a hit at any gathering."

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Original recipe makes 6 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    2 hrs 15 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise.
  2. In the bottom of an approximately 12 inch round serving dish, spread the cream cheese mixture. Pour cocktail sauce evenly over the mixture. Layer with green bell pepper, green onions and tomato. Top with crabmeat and shrimp. Sprinkle with mozzarella.
  3. Cover and chill in the refrigerator at least 2 hours before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 29, 2004

This was very popular when I brought it to an Easter party. The only change I made was to combine the cocktail sauce with the cream cheese, sour cream and mayo rather than layering them separately. I served it with melba toast rounds. Very good!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 26, 2004

This wasn't that good. I made once for a Christmas party and less than half was eaten. I even made it a second time to be fair and even less was taken.


42 Ratings

Dec 31, 2006

I liked this recipe, but changed it a lot, so only gave 4 stars. Like another reviewer, I substited a good zesty seafood cocktail sauce and substited garlic & chive-flavored cream cheese for more flavor. Other changes that made it AWESOME: sweet peppers (yellow, red, and orange) instead of the green. 2 cups of rip tomato instead of 1. I also added black pepper, Vege-Sal, crushed red pepper, paprika, garlic power, and 2 cloves of garlic. By making those changes, it was spicy with garlic and had a great smoked taste. It may be too spicy for some, but we like heat.

Dec 29, 2005

I've made this numerous times and it's always a hit. I used the imitation crab sticks and shred them and use the canned baby shrimp. I've also made it with just cream cheese as the bottom layer (minus the mayo/sour cream)

Aug 26, 2007

Excellent recipe! Take it to a new flavor and mix all ingredients then spoon into a mushroom cap - put into a large baking pan with 2 pats of butter bake until brown - awesome!

Oct 25, 2010

we love this dip for many special occasions. I have used more crab and larger shrimp for a more distinct flavour. We eat this with nachos-plain or flavoured- or crackers. If you can make it a day or 2 before needed , the flavours blend together nicely

Dec 07, 2003

I really liked this dip and so did my guests. It was pretty and had that familiar crab dip taste with a twist.

May 17, 2008

Fantastic! We always gorge ourselves whenever I make this. If only they made crackers smaller so we could get them in our mouths faster! :)


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  • Calories
  • 48 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.8 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 122 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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