Cajun style shrimp dip

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Michelle Koletar/Mertz

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@Mertzie

The pic is of the shrimp dip on toasted crostini bread & a cucumber slice & dill. (The other half of the crostini is w/ a chicken caprese, recipe posted.)
You can use canned shrimp, I presume, with great results too. Also, when I made this, I only had about 5/6 ounces of cream cheese. So, I added 2 TB of sour cream, plus about 2 TB of mayo to it & it was great.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
5 Min

Ingredients

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8 oz
cream cheese, room temp
2 Tbsp
sour cream (heaping tbs)
1/2
cooked shrimp, chopped fine seasoned w/ bay seasoning & salt
2 Tbsp
lemon juice, plus 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
2 Tbsp
cajun seasoning (may want more)
celery seed, onion powder, garlic powder, white pepper to taste
splash of hot sauce
chopped or dried dill
scallions

How to Make Cajun style shrimp dip

Step-by-Step

  • 1Make sure shrimp is well drained & dried off w/ paper towels. (I like to put mine in the fridge after it cooks for a few hours & then drain it again).
  • 2Just mix all these yummies together. You will want to adjust the Cajun seasoning & all other seasonings to your taste. If you don't have the exact seasonings that I used, don't worry about it! This is really easy & versatile.
  • 3Enjoy w/ fresh veggies, crackers, etc.

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About Cajun style shrimp dip

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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