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Shrimp Butter Recipe
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Shrimp Butter

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"This is a great dip for parties. It goes a long way and is served at room temperature so it does not have to be kept hot or cold. I usually serve it on thin wheat crackers."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins

    3 hrs 5 mins


  1. Place the butter and cream cheese into a medium bowl, and beat with an electric mixer. Add the shrimp, onion, lemon juice, garlic salt and mayonnaise; beat until fluffy. Cover and chill for several hours before serving. Allow the butter to come to room temperature before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 21, 2008

Excellent, fast and easy (no jokes about my ex, please, LOL). I squeezed the juice from a whole lemon and used 2 cans of shrimp, one can of tiny shrimp and one of the bigger ones. People love this.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 06, 2010

The reviews were great and my personal review is usually consistent. But I thought the recipe was a lot of effort for miminal flavor. Maybe that is the reason there are only 6 reviews and 400 that have saved the recipe?

Nov 25, 2008

This was fantastic!!! I don't like mayo so I used sour cream. and I minced a clove of garlic, because I put garlic in just about everything! It was heavenly!

Jul 20, 2008

I have made this recipe that I found in a Charleston Junior League cookbook. Theirs only used 4 Tablespoons of mayonaise, but the rest is the same. It is delish!

Apr 13, 2006

We really enjoyed this dip. It's different, but after a few, it's somewhat addictive.

Apr 22, 2010

This was really good. I made it as an appetizer for our Christmas Eve dinner, and it was very popular. However, is NOT good at all the next day. I would suggest making just the amount you need or you'll end up throwing it away.

Nov 30, 2009

Absolutely delicious--and so different that people ask for the recipe! Wonderful with a tablespoon or two of chopped celery added. High 5 for sure!

Oct 01, 2010

My mother-in-law made this all the time and it was so good! I lost the recipe but am super excited to have found it on All Recipes (so is everyone else)!!


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  • Calories
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 203 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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