Chesapeake Chef: Country Corn & Crab Dip

You can’t miss it as you’ve driving eastbound across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge: an enormous waterfront sign for Libbey’s Coastal Kitchen + Cocktails in Stevensville, Maryland.

The restaurant is currently managed by the team at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, which has a devoted following for their nearby inn, as well as their events venue. Keep an eye out for specials like dog-friendly happy hours and live local music, and enjoy complimentary dockage (two hours max) when dining by boat.

Country Corn & Crab Dip

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. lump crab
  • 2 oz. country ham, diced, plus some shredded for garnish
  • 16 oz. cream cheese
  • ¼ sour cream
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • 1 cup roasted corn
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Tabasco
  • ½ cup shredded jack cheese
  • ½ tsp minced garlic

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients and bake at 350º for 20 minutes or until hot throughout. Top with shredded roast ham, and serve with mini naan bread and wonton chips.