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Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs
An unusual, creamy shrimp appetizer, with a little crunch, that isn't like any gelatine you've ever eaten! One pound of shimp serves 20-30 people, so this is an inexpensive way to treat your party guests to shrimp! It's always a favorite. If you make several molds and have one left after a party, it will keep for up to 3 days.
- 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 8 ounces thousand island dressing
- 1⁄4-1⁄2 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons grated onions
- 1 tablespoon grated red pepper
- 1 tablespoon grated green bell pepper
- 1 lb cooked chopped shrimp (fresh is best, about 2 cups)
- 2 -3 stalks celery, diced (about 1/2 cup)
- Grease a 1-quart gelatin mold or several smaller molds.
- In top of double boiler, place gelatin, water and cream cheese; heat until melted.
- Mix well, remove from heat and cool slightly.
- Add all remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Pour into prepared mold (molds) and refrigerate until set (about 2-3 hours or overnight).
- To serve, unmold onto a bed of lettuce.
- Serve with crackers.
This is a definite keeper!! I had so many request for his recipe I`ll be e-mailing it. I did kick it up with a teaspoon of hoseradish and a pinch of pepper flakes. Just to good!