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Spooky Shrimp Butter

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Make this delicious shrimp butter served with baguette slices – a perfect Southern appetizer recipe for this Halloween.

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

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

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

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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