Spring Hill Ranch's Creamed Shrimp

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Wiley P

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@WileyP

A different twist than your typical béchamel sauce based creamed shrimp, this is one of our favorite treats here at the ranch. We most often use frozen pre-cooked shrimp (remember, we're in New Mexico, far far away from the coast!), by simply rinsing and chopping them and then adding them to the saucepan in the last step. Quick - Easy - and Decadent!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    small or medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 1 c
    (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 5 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    heavy (whipping) cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    dry sherry
  • 1 tsp
    minced lemon zest
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder (not garlic salt!)
  • FOR GARNISH:

  • ·
    sprinkles of paprika
  • ·
    chopped fresh parsley

How to Make Spring Hill Ranch's Creamed Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. Drop the shrimp into boiling water for 2-3 minutes, until they have just turned pink. Drain, cool and coarsely chop them and set them aside.
  2. In a food processor (or medium mixing bowl using an electric mixer), combine the butter, cream cheese, sour cream, heavy cream, Worcestershire sauce, dry sherry, lemon zest and juice, salt, hot pepper sauce, pepper and garlic powder. Process or mix until the sauce is smooth.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sauce and the cooked shrimp, stirring just until the mixture is warmed through. Serve over toast, pasta or rice. Dust with a little paprika for color and garnish with coarsely chopped fresh parsley.

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About Spring Hill Ranch's Creamed Shrimp

Course/Dish: Other Sauces Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #shrimp



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