Spooky Shrimp Butter

Make this delicious shrimp butter served with baguette slices – a perfect Southern appetizer recipe for this Halloween.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined
1
cup butter, softened
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2
teaspoons red pepper sauce
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Fresh chives, if desired
Toasted baguette slices, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Add shrimp. Cover and return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink; drain. Cool.
  • 2 In food processor, place shrimp. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients except chives and baguette slices. Cover; process until smooth.
  • 3 Spoon spread into serving bowl. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Garnish with chives. Serve with baguette slices.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Add shrimp. Cover and return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink; drain. Cool.
  • 2 In food processor, place shrimp. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients except chives and baguette slices. Cover; process until smooth.
  • 3 Spoon spread into serving bowl. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Garnish with chives. Serve with baguette slices.

EXPERT TIPS

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This favorite Southern appetizer spread is simple to prepare and can be made a day ahead.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
124
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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