Spicy Louisiana Shrimp & Cream Cheese Dip

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READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 2 pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring 2 cups of water to boil in medium pot.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of cajun or creole seasoning.
  • Add shrimp, bring back to boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Remove shrimp, strain and reserve 5 tablespoons shrimp broth.
  • Chill in refrigerator.
  • This can be done a day ahead of time.
  • Place cream cheese, reserved shrimp broth and lemon juice in bowl.
  • Beat mixture until smooth.
  • Add onion powder, hot sauce, garlic powder, salt and cayenne pepper and continue beating mixture until completely blended.
  • Fold in cooked shrimp, green onions and parsley.
  • Serve with chips and crackers.
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