Succulent Shrimp/Prawn Spread (No Bake)

READY IN: 20mins

Simple, savory, sweet, spicy (that is up to you)... I can't even guess how many times I have whipped up this quick spread for guests with rave reviews. This is one of my favorite appetizer dishes because it is so easy and has so much flavor. I use my own recipe for cocktail sauce (#287829 Kicked Up Cocktail Sauce) with this recipe but you can also used bottled..

Top Review by Gerry

Loved this one! While similar to one I make found it just enough different to be added to my appetizer cookbook and one of the appetizers I will be making for an upcoming birthday in March. Used seafood cocktail which we really like - must look for that Kicked Up Cocktail Sauce - sounds good. The prawns for presentation are a must - plan on serving some on the side as well ... eight would just not be enough at our house! Thank you for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the first 3 ingredients together in a bowl. Spread over a 12 inch (30 cm) pizza pan or flat platter. (Note: I like to make a small lip around the edge so all the toppings stay inside).
  2. Scatter shrimp over cheese mixture. Add the rest of the ingredients sprinkled in these layers over cheese mixture and shrimp/prawns. Seafood cocktail sauce (spread around), mozzarella cheese, green peppers, green onions and tomato.
  3. Place presentation prawns over top of the spread.
  4. Best served with crackers (I like Wheat Thins).

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