Layered Shrimp Dip Recipe

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Layered Shrimp Dip Recipe
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Layered Shrimp Dip Recipe

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4.5 12 11
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People's eyes light up when I set this special snack on the table. Layered Shrimp Dip has a terrific combination of flavors and looks so pretty. Once folks start dipping, they can't seem to stop. —Sue Broyles, Cherokee, Texas
MAKES:
12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 6 tablespoons salsa, divided
  • 1/2 cup cocktail sauce
  • 3 cans (6 ounces each) small shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Sliced green onions
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and 3 tablespoons salsa; spread into an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Combine cocktail sauce and remaining salsa; spread over cream cheese.
Arrange shrimp evenly over top. Sprinkle with olives. Combine cheeses; sprinkle over top. Add onions. Chill. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Layered Shrimp Dip in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p64

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 95 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 387mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 6 tablespoons salsa, divided
  • 1/2 cup cocktail sauce
  • 3 cans (6 ounces each) small shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Sliced green onions
  • Tortilla chips
  1. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and 3 tablespoons salsa; spread into an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Combine cocktail sauce and remaining salsa; spread over cream cheese.
  2. Arrange shrimp evenly over top. Sprinkle with olives. Combine cheeses; sprinkle over top. Add onions. Chill. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Layered Shrimp Dip in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p64

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artichokequeen User ID: 4912851 225512
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2015

"I took this to a potluck last week, and everyone must have loved it because when I went to try it, it was GONE!!! LOL!!! Next time, which will be very soon, I get first dibs!!!!!!!!! I also used fresh shrimp."

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treacher User ID: 8163541 219442
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2015

"Very good dip. Ritz cracker work better then tortilla chips, they keep breaking."

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parksville User ID: 1598935 34917
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"This was okay for us, but we have another similar recipe we like better."

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shawnainva User ID: 6586613 15625
Reviewed May. 27, 2013

"good, however, I used fresh shrimp rather than canned."

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Sparksrtd User ID: 6211122 9411
Reviewed May. 27, 2013

"This is great. Next time I'll add some heat to it"

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Marilyn 11 User ID: 6486254 41983
Reviewed May. 20, 2013

"I used the frozen small shrimp and added more of all ingredients. I also put the sliced olives on the side in a seperate dish, as not everyone likes olives. It was yummy and everyone wanted the receipe."

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irwind User ID: 6515064 14593
Reviewed May. 19, 2013

"Better and MUCH, MUCH Cheaper than Shrimp Cocktail at my party."

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bnrudy User ID: 659489 38205
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2012

"5 stars my way 4 stars your way I use more of everything and I never use can shrimp to high in sodium I use salad shrimp or small frozen cooked shrimp I just about double everything 8 oz. cream cheese"

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nette13 User ID: 4800941 12390
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

"This was excellent! I made it for a Christmas party and eveyone loved it! I especially loved to spread it on Ritz crackers - the buttery flavor of the cracker complemented the flavor of the dip. It's a keeper!"

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Summy User ID: 1386846 16663
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010 Edited Oct. 10, 2014

"This was so good, I could have eaten it with a spoon! I used light cream cheese, and next time will use 2% fat cheese to lighten it up even more. Also used medium fresh shrimp (cooked) and chopped. I will definitely make this one a permanent card in my recipe box!"

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