Shrimp Appetizers (Easy)

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
10 mins
2 hrs

Easy shrimp appetizer that isn't a whole lot of fuss. The use of Old Bay Seasoning is highly recommended, but any seafood seasoning would do in a pinch. Great on a Ritz.

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  • 12 ounces shrimp, frozen and cleaned
  • 12 cup Italian dressing, bottled (or homemade)
  • 12 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning (to taste)
  • 1 bay leaf, crushed
  • Garnish

  • 1 bunch fresh dill sprig
  • Ritz cracker


  1. Heat 2 cups of water to boiling.
  2. Add shrimp; and cook 1 to 2 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Drain and rinse quickly under cold water until cooled.
  4. Mix shrimp, dressing, Old Bay Seasoning, bay leaf in bowl.
  5. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  6. Before serving put one shrimp on top of cracker, add fresh dill for garnish.