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Shrimp Dip Recipe

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword shrimp--dip-recipe, shrimp-recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 24 (1 Tbsp servings)
Calories 53kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 8 oz container chive and onion cream cheese softened
  • cup mayonnaise
  • cup chili sauce (i.e. Heinz)
  • 1 ½ tsp seafood seasoning (i.e. Seafood Magic, Old Bay)
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic or garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp lemon pepper
  • few dashes hot sauce adjust to taste
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper finely diced (Reserve some for garnishing, if desired)
  • 3 green onion thinly sliced
  • 4 oz tiny cooked shrimp roughly chopped
  • chopped chives for garnishing optional
  • assorted crackers, pita chips, crostini or bread for serving

Instructions

  • Using an electric mixer, whip together the softened cream cheese, mayonnaise, chili sauce, seafood seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder and lemon pepper. Whip for 2 minutes until smooth and creamy. Add a few dashes of hot sauce, adjusting the level of heat to your taste.
  • By hand, fold in red bell pepper, green onion and shrimp mixing until fully combined.
  • Transfer to an airtight container to chill for at least 2 hours prior to serving.
  • Serve with crackers or pita chips as an appetizer or as a sandwich spread garnished with additional red pepper and chives, if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Tbsp | Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 97IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg