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Spooky Shrimp Butter

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 16

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

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

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  • 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 Facts

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

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