Ultimate Spicy Crab Dip
Jumbo lump or lump crabmeat, picked over for shells and cartilage
Monterey Jack cheese with jalapenos, grated
Hot Sauce, such as Franks
diced jarred jalapeños
(up to half a cup depending on taste)
Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated
French baguette- sliced into 1/4 inch thick slices
salt & fresh ground pepper
Preheat the oven to 350F
Combine the garlic, jalapenos, Monterey Jack, Worcestershire, hot sauce, salt, and mayonnaise in a medium-size mixing bowl. Gently mix in the crab.
Spoon the mixture into a 9x9 or other medium-size, shallow baking dish. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese evenly on the top.
Bake until golden brown and bubbly, about 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and let sit for about 5 minutes. Serving with the croutons
Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Arrange the bread slices on the baking sheet and spray them with olive oil spray and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Flip and repeat.
Bake until the croutons are lightly browned, about 6 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool completely before serving.