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  • Serves: 3 Cups

Layered Shrimp Appetizer

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Category: Appetizers, Shellfish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • 3/4 lb Unpeeled medium-size fresh
  • - shrimp
  • 1 pk Cream cheese, softened (8oz)
  • 1/2 c Sour cream
  • 1/4 ts Onion salt
  • 1 ds Ground red pepper
  • 1/4 c Plus 2-tb. chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 ts Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 ts Lemon juice
  • 1/2 ts Prepared horseradish


Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp
turn pink. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Chill. Peel and devein
shrimp. Chop two-thirds of shrimp, leaving remaining shrimp whole. Cover
and chill chopped and whole shrimp.

Beat cream cheese at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy. Add
sour cream, onion salt, and red pepper, beating until smooth. Spread
mixture onto serving platter, shaping into a 5-inch circle. Cover and chill
at least 30 minutes.

Combine chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, and horseradish;
stir well, and spread over cream cheese round. Sprinkle chopped shrimp over
chili sauce mixture; top with whole shrimp. Garnish with fresh parsley
sprigs and lemon slices, if desired.

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