Founded in Houston, Texas, in 1991, Joe’s Crab Shack is quickly becoming everyone’s favorite seafood restaurant, with locations in more than 30 states. Joe’s serves up fun times and serious seafood, with more than 25 crab items on the menu in addition to fish, lobster, mussels, clams and shrimp. Part of Ignite Restaurant Group’s (Nasdaq: IRG) portfolio of restaurants,
It is one of the largest, most successful seafood restaurant chains in America. So if there’s not a Joe’s near you, then try these copycat recipes at home!
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Joe's Crab Shack Spinach and Artichoke Dip
2 ounce. Swiss cheese (grated)
8 ounce. Parmesan cheese (shredded)
1/4 cup Artichoke hearts (quartered)
1 bunch Fresh spinach
1/2 cup Mayonnaise
1/2 cup Prepared Alfredo sauce
2 teaspoon Garlic (chopped; approx. 2 cloves)
1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
1/2 cup Sun-dried tomatoes
Combine Jack, Swiss and Parmesan cheeses in a mixing bowl. Drain artichokes and dice into small pieces. Wash and cut spinach into 1-inch pieces and add to cheese mix.
In a separate mixing bowl combine the mayonnaise, alfredo sauce, garlic and pepper .Mix until well combined. Pour the mayonnaise mixture into the cheese mix and stir until well mixed. Drain sun-dried tomatoes of any oil or liquid and dice into small pieces and add to the mixture.
Heat cold dip mixture over medium heat in non-stick frying pan until hot and cheese is completely melted. Transfer to serving dish and serve with tortilla chips or sliced bread.
Notes: The Double Dip appetizer is pictured above with Spinach and Artichoke in one dish and Crazy Good Clam Dip in the other,