Cheesy Crab and Shrimp Dip

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup celery, diced

  • 1 cup sweet onion, diced

  • 1 cup red pepper, diced

  • 1 tablespoon sriracha hot sauce

  • 1 tablespoon shrimp base (available @ Dirk's)

  • 1 pound crabmeat, claw

  • 1 pound small shrimp, raw, peeled and deveined

  • 1/4 cup mayo (use light mayo if you wish)

  • 1/4 cup creme fraiche

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2  teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 cups parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1 cup asiago cheese, grated

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees

  • Cook shrimp in a lightly oiled saute pan for 2 to 3 minutes, drain and set aside.

  • Wipe pan clean. Saute in butter, celery, onion, pepper. Cook until veggies are tender. Add shrimp base and hot sauce.

  • Add crab, cooked shrimp, mayo, creme fraiche, salt and pepper to veggies. Mix well and bring back to a simmer.

  • Remove from heat and add grated cheeses. Stir to melt the cheese.

  • Place in an ovenproof dish and bake in oven for about 15 minutes until cheese is bubbling.

  • Serve over homemade toast points or crackers