Wonderfully cheesy Hot Shrimp Dip is a perfect creamy appetizer to serve to your guests, you might even want to make double the recipe as it will be gone in a flash!
My recipe for keto Shrimp Dip is naturally low carb and has only 4g net carbs per serving which makes it ideal keto party food that everyone will enjoy even if they are not low carb.
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How to make Hot Shrimp Dip
Start by preheating your oven 350F, and you’ll need a 8×6 inch oven proof baking dish to bake the dip in.
If using frozen shrimp make sure it’s fully thawed and properly drained first, then cut it into small pieces and set aside.
Drain the pimientos and add to the same bowl.
If your cream cheese is not at room temperature and soft then microwave it on the reheat setting for a short time to soften it a little.
Add the chopped green onions, garlic, parmesan, and Creole Seasoning blend to the bowl with the pimientos and shrimp and mix well to combine.
Pour the shrimp dip mixture into your oven proof baking dish and bake for 15- 20 minutes or until the dip is hot all the way through and the shrimp (if using raw) is fully cooked.
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Hot Shrimp Dip
Hot Shrimp Dip is the perfect party appetizer or Game Day food!
- 8 oz cream cheese , softened
- 1 lb shrimp, small , peeled and deveined
- 4 green onions , sliced
- 2 garlic cloves , minced
- 4 oz jar diced pimiento , well drained
- 1 tbsp parmesan cheese
Creole Seasoning Blend
- 2 tsp paprika
- 1/4 tsp onion powder
- 1/4 tsp oregano
- 1/4 tsp thyme
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/8 tsp black pepper
You will need an 8×6 inch oven proof baking dish
Preheat your oven to 350F
Fully drain thawed frozen shrimp (if using frozen) and also drain the pimientos well. If you fail to drain them properly it can make a soupy dip. (See Note 1)
In a bowl, microwave cream cheese for about 1 minute or until soft.
Add shrimp, green onions, garlic, pimientos, Creole Seasoning blend, parmesan cheese, and mix well to combine.
Spoon shrimp dip mixture into your baking dish and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until bubbly, you can also broil for a few minutes at the end to brown the cheese if you prefer.
Serve dip hot from the oven with low carb crackers
Shrimp – we used already cooked shrimp for the photos here, but, this recipe is much, much better with raw shrimp as they are generally more flavorful when the shrimp is cooked in the dip. But frozen cooked shrimp still works if you are in a rush!
Adapted from Southern Living
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