Cheesy Shrimp Dip


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 pound medium fresh shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2-3 green onions sliced
  • 8-oz.cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch cracked black pepper
  • Smoked paprika for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coarsely chop shrimp. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp, garlic, and green onions and cook just until the shrimp are pink, 2-3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice.
  3. Reduce heat to low and add cream cheese, stirring until melted. Add sour cream, mayo, Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses and stir until combined.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, then spoon mixture into a 1-quart baking dish and sprinkle top with paprika.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes, or until lightly browned and bubbly.
  6. Serve with tortilla chips.

Yield: 8

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