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Tangy Shrimp Dip Recipe

Tangy Shrimp Dip

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"Tangy and tasty - this is sure to be the best tasting dip at any party. Serve with your favorite crackers or tortilla chips. "

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Original recipe makes 3 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    1 hr 20 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, mayonnaise and sour cream until smooth. Spread into the bottom of a serving dish. Top with layers in the following order: shrimp, cocktail sauce, mozzarella cheese, green onion, green pepper, and tomato. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
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Sep 14, 2010

This is a staple for us on Festive Occassions. And a hit at parties. We double the recipe and do two large platters. Rather than using canned shrimp we purchase fresh shrimp and finely chop it. We also add one can of flaked crab meat. The whole thing is finished with mozza and we add lots extra. This dish tastes best after it has been refrigerated. When we serve it we use the mini round tortilla chips. Individual size for dipping. It never lasts.

Jan 10, 2011

An excellent recipe, the addition of mozza cheese and the combination of mayo/sour cream really added to an old Christmas recipe. Lack of ingredients prevents me from reviewing most recipes. I used the only cocktail sauce available, in town, mild.


9 Ratings

Dec 28, 2009

Good flavor but consistency a little soft. Next time I will cut the mayo and sour cream in half. I served the shrimp on the side because I have friends that don't like shrimp, and it worked out great as a build-your-own cracker topper.

Jun 03, 2009

Some people also call it surprise dip and leave out the shrimp

Apr 14, 2013

~~ This one is a TRUE WINNER. I have been making this for years. I use Miracle whip, instead of mayo (more tangy) and cheddar cheese, or marble. (I will have to try with mozzarella. The only other things I do diffrent is, I use 1/2 cup sour cream (instead if 1/4)and 1/4 cup of miracle whip (instead of 1/2 cup of mayonnaise) I also chill in the fridge for a couple of hrs. before serving. ** THIS IS A 5 STAR DISH ** (I would add more stars, but it won't let me) I wish I had a pic. to add. ~~ ENJOY.

Mar 05, 2014

Easy and delicious! Like others and as personal preferences: Used Miracle Whip, cooked my own shrimp and no peppers. Had chives in my garden so used those as well. Made it for a party last night and was asked for the recipe and my husband is still raving about it.

Jan 19, 2014

Made this for new years eve and it was a huge hit.I feel guilty reviewing this as I did change a few things for personal preference and what I had on hand, but I'm sure it would be delicious as is. I did use miracle whip (I don't even buy regular mago anymore), omitted green pepper (not a fan), used regular frozen shrimp thawed and chopped, and added canned crab. Adding the canned crab was definitely a good idea.

Dec 31, 2012

This is an awesome dip....big winner every time I use it! Create a little ahead of time and the consistency is just fine!


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  • Calories
  • 105 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 216 mg
  • 9%

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

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