Shrimp Dip Recipe

Shrimp Dip just makes one of those dip recipes that everyone gathers around the bowl when you serve it.

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Which brings about the conversation as everyone is dipping chip after chip into it about how their Mama made her shrimp dip recipe. You see, there have to be twenty-leven-hundred ways to make shrimp dip, as with just about anything, and everyone always likes how their Mama made hers. No matter how their Mama made it.

Isn’t that the way things go though?

Mama always makes everything the best way. Mama’s meatloaf always tastes better than any other meatloaf. Mama’s mashed potatoes were always creamier. Mama’s sweet tea was always smoother. And on it goes. I know it is true for me. For me, my Mama’s roast beef immediately brings back all those memories of roast beef and potatoes on Sunday afternoons after church.

And seriously who can argue with how Mama does things? I sure hope one day my son, when presented with a dish, thinks back on the way that mine was made and how it tasted. I hope then he remembers the smells of supper in our kitchen while he finished his homework with the usual mingling of onions and garlic cooking on the stove for a base of one recipe or another. I hope then when he takes a bite of whatever dish he’s presented with, he immediately thinks mine to be better, whether in actuality it really was superior or whether his memory just lets him think so.

 

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Which seems like fairly deep thinking over some simple shrimp dip, doesn’t it?

Whew! I can really let my mind wander as I’m cooking, but I hope you don’t mind.

 

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Because it really spurs me to make my recipes just a notch better than the first, second, third, and twenty-leven-hundredth time I make them. That way, I’m hoping my son will remember his Mama’s dishes fondly.

Here’s my Shrimp Dip Recipe. I hope you love it.

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Shrimp Dip Recipe
 
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Shrimp Dip is always a crowd favorite when entertaining. Get this simple, yet delicious shrimp dip recipe that is sure to please.
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 pound cooked shrimp, peeled, deveined and roughly chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup finely chopped green onions
  • ½ cup finely diced celery
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • Tabasco or Sriracha sauce, to taste
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix until well-combined with a hand mixer or spoon. Alternately, add all ingredients to the bowl of a stand mixer and mix with the paddle attachment until well-combined.
  2. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator overnight to allow the flavors to fully combine.

 

Did your Mama make a dish that was absolutely, positively the best ever? I’m sure she did! I’d love for you to tell me about it.

Enjoy!
Robyn xo

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About Robyn

A seventh generation Southern wife and mom who loves to share simple, fresh, and scrumptious recipes the whole family will enjoy.

Comments

  1. 1

    Everything my Mom makes is still the best. She doesn’t get around very good, but she still loves to cook. I can start to drool just thinking of her fried chicken with mashed potatoes, her cinnamon rolls, her coconut cream pie, homemade angel food cake, homemade candy, the list could go on and on. I love to cook too, but Mom’s is still better, hopefully that is what my kids will think of me someday!

  2. 2

    well, my mom’s never made shrimp dip and neither have I! So this one is looking like the best one I have ever seen! Sound perfect and I cannot wait to make this exact recipe to the T. No changes needed!

  3. 3

    What chip do you recommend with this dip? I need to take an appetizer to a little party on Saturday night and thought I would try this. Sounds yummy!

    • 4

      Hi Mrs. Fuller,
      I am prone to gone more with the Fritos Corn Chips Scoops with this shrimp dip. Although, toasted baguette slices work great too! Have fun at your party on Saturday and Happy Labor Day!

    • 5
      kathy jackson says:

      I love pampered chefs bread tins. Stuff a pilsbury French bread in bake and enjoy. Everyone loves this with crab dip

  4. 6

    Yum! I have never made shrimp dip before. I cannot wait to try this

  5. 7

    This dip looks so good, Robyn! I love the tangy, creamy ingredients. I would go back for more than just one dip, for sure!

  6. 8

    I’m always on the hunt for new dips as we head into football season and can’t wait to try this, Robyn!

  7. 9

    This dip sounds delicious! I think I’ll make it to bring to my sisters house Sunday. I love shrimp anything! Thankfully I live in New Orleans where they are plentiful and usually cheaper than red meat. Not my mom as much as my granny. Wow she made the best, chocolate fudge and the best crawfish bisque. She offered to teach me the bisque but I was too lazy, now it’s too late. One of my biggest regrets!

  8. 10
    Mama Shirdle says:

    Can’t wait to try this, sounds wonderful. Robyn a few months ago I was looking for a chocolate cake recipe, when I came across your website. Yes! It is the best ever chocolate cake! Needless to say I subscribed by email & have been using a lot of your recipes, which have always been a hit at my house. Thank you so much for sharing all your southern wisdom, & delicious recipes.

  9. 11

    I love it. Thanks Robyn and have a good weekend!

  10. 12
    kathy jackson says:

    Yummy!!! Have a great weekend!!! Thank-you

  11. 13

    Delicious! The folks at the party loved this dish and wanted the recipe.

  12. 15
    Mary Anne says:

    Delicious!

    My mom’s most delicious dish ever was Meatballs in sour cream sauce! It was full of meatballs and tomatoes and when you add the cream cheese, the sauce turns a light orange and then it’s served over wide noodles. Yum!

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