Recipe by DEBOKC
"Olives not only make this creamy layered shrimp dip look pretty, they add a nice flavor twist to an otherwise straightforward party favorite. Crab may be substituted for shrimp."
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1 (8 ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1 (8 ounce) jar
cooked baby shrimp
green onions, chopped
1 (2.25 ounce) can
sliced black olives, drained
Yummmy! I mixed in a few drops of hot sauce; then spread a very thin layer of the cream cheese onto a small platter. Because I was having a small dinner party with other appetizers the plate I used was about the size of a salad plate. Smooth the cream cheese all the way to the 'lip' of the plate (reduced the ingredients). Spread an even layer of cocktail sauce over the cream cheese; I think this sauce can be overpowering so keep it thin. Drain frozen baby shrimp well to spread over the top of the cocktail sauce; next, green onions, chpd tomatoes, & finely shredded mozzeralla cheese as suggested by another reviewer. I also left off the black olives. This makes a pretty dish and I like the thin layers to scoop up with the thin triangular shaped Triscuit crackers. I served with Cheese Easy Squares, honey roasted peanuts; as well as blue chips with a artichoke salsa. A hit with my guests!
I have been making this dip for a long time. There are always several people who go crazy for it and insist I make it again for them. I use half cream cheese and half mayonnaise as the base and add a layer of shredded mozarella cheese. It goes great with Ritz crackers.
This is a wonderful party dip. It is pretty and is very easy to prepare. My guests loved it. I will definitely make it again.
I made this last night with rave reviews. I didn't use any green onions and used regular sized shrimp. I layered the cream cheese, cocktail sauce, imitation crab meat that I'd chopped, and then added the shrimp and olives. I sprinkled true lemon packets over the top of it and that added a fabulous taste! I will make this again. :)
This was quick and easy and all of my guests loved it! I added shredded mozzerella cheese on top and finely chopped red and yellow bell peppers for some extra colour
I've made this before but added a layer of finely chopped tomato, green onion and finely shredded mozerella cheese on the top layer...I left the olives off altogether. The canned baby shrimp (rinsed) worked great!
Love it. I make this ALL the time!!
This was super easy and really tasty! I used a frozen (thawed) shrimp ring instead of canned baby shrimp and it was delicious! Almost can't stop eating it. Everyone loved it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Layered Shrimp Dip
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 34
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