shrimp cocktail spread and dip

Shrimp Cocktail Spread And Dip Recipe

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nancy knowlton


super easy, quick and delicious...this is a go to recipe and is ALWAYS requested when attending a get together

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


2 pkg
cream cheese
1 1/2 bottle
cocktail or chili sauce if preferred
2 c
thawed frozen salad shrimp ( the tiny ones)
1 medium
fresh lemon, wedged into 8 pieces

How to Make shrimp cocktail spread and dip


  • 1pat shrimp dry and combine with 1/2 bottle of cocktail sauce and squeeze one lemon wedge over it, stir and let marinate while cheese comes to room temperature.
  • 2when cheese is very soft, add to shrimp mixture and add another 1/2 bottle of sauce. with handmixer, beat on low speed for 2 mins. scrape down sides then whip mixture on high speed high speed to break up shrimp and make fluffy.
  • 3taste mixture and adjust to personal can add more cocktail sauce, cream cheese salt & pepper. chill for at least 2 hours.pour into decorative dish, garnish with additional lemon wedges and plain chopped or whole tiny shrimp. serve with your favorite crackers, toasted cocktail bread slices or thin it out a bit and serve with chips for dipping

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About shrimp cocktail spread and dip

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy