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Shrimp Wiggle

 Shrimp Wiggle
Since canned shrimp was very expensive when I was growing up, this special dish always seemed like a real treat. It's still a treat today because it's delicious. Shrimp Wiggle is so satisfying, it's one-dish dinner!
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cans (4-1/4 ounces each) small shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • Chow mein noodles
  • Paprika


  • In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in
  • flour until blended. Gradually add milk; cook and stir for 2 minutes
  • or until thickened. Stir in cheese until melted. Add tomatoes and
  • salt, stirring constantly. Add shrimp and peas; cook until shrimp
  • turn pink. Serve with chow mein noodles; sprinkle with paprika.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 252 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 731 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.