Easy Shrimp Dip

Easy Shrimp Dip


"Easy to make and inexpensive -- sure to please any crowd. Serve this creamy dip flavored with cocktail sauce on a platter with your favorite crackers."


5 m servings 57 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 57 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.6g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 180 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the cream cheese in the center of a serving platter.
  2. In a small bowl, gently blend the shrimp and cocktail sauce. Pour the mixture over the cream cheese. Refrigerate until serving.
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  1. 66 Ratings


People ask me in advance to have this at my parties. I mix sour cream with the cream cheese to give it a softer, smoother texture. I also spread the cream cheese across the whole platter and s...

This was a big hit!! As others suggested, I spread the cream cheese on the bottom of a nine inch pie pan. I used thawed, frozen salad shrimp. (I am not fond of canned fish or meats.) It was gone...

I have used this recipe for YEARS! my variations are that I spread the cream cheese and cocktail sauce out on a plate and use "fresh or frozen Salad shrimp" and put that on top of the cream chee...

I love this recipe!! I like to use thawed frozen salad shrimp instead of canned, and I also add a little Old Bay and garlic powder to the cream cheese to spice it up a little. Never any leftover...

This was very good! But of course I added some things. First I mixed sour cream in with the cream cheese, then I also added a little bit of garlic powder, onion powder and a dash of hot sauce an...

This was good....but...I let the cream chees soften and mixed it with the shrimp, shaped into a ball and then poured the cocktail sauce over it. I served this with ritz buttery crackers too. Lov...

I have made this so many times. It is always a hit. Normally I put cream cheese in a thin layer on a 9" round and then layer the sauce. Also, you can either put the shrimp or crab meat as the...

I chose this recipe because it's a standard that everyone loves. I had the cream cheese spread out on a pretty glass dish, getting ready to head to a friend's for dinner, when I realized the fro...

I used the suggestions of others: I used frozen salad shrimp instead of the canned shrimp. Also, there were quite some comments that the dip should be taken out of the fridge a couple of hours...