Spooky Shrimp Butter

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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