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Cheesy Cheddar Lobster Dip

It's not difficult to make my Cheddar Lobster Dip and it's the perfect hot dip to serve when you want to impress your guests. I promise they'll love every delicious bite of this Hot Cheesy Lobster Dip 
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Appetiser
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 477kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley


  • Tortilla Chips
  • 6 ounces cooked lobster meat (claw, knuckle and body meat)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ¼ cup chopped shallots
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces grated cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated Romano cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Heat a medium skillet to medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Add the shallots and garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant. Season with sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the lobster, shallot/garlic mixture, half of the cheddar, the cream cheese, sour cream, Romano cheese, horseradish, mustard and half of the smoked paprika. Mix well.
  • Add mixture into an oven-safe baking dish, spreading mixture evenly.
  • Add remaining cheddar cheese and smoked paprika.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit or until cheese is golden and bubbly.


Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 635mg | Potassium: 180mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1170IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 372mg | Iron: 0.6mg