Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Shrimp Scampi Dip

So Sunday's the big day. Either for football watching, eating, laughing at commercials, hanging out with friends and family, or all of the above. And even if the Super Bowl is not your thing, you should still make this dip. I first tried this for Christmas Eve dinner (unconventional, I know) and we loved it so much that I made it for a family gathering for New Year's Eve. The dish was licked clean. Tender shrimp swimming in a garlicky cheese sauce, scooped up on toasted bread - there is so much to love here.

This is perfect noshing food. Or dinner food (we did eat a green salad, too!). It's just perfect.

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Shrimp Scampi Dip

2 Tbsp. butter
12 ounces medium cooked shrimp
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes, or more, to taste
1/4 cup white wine
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sour cream
3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
2 tsp. parsley flakes
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook and stir for 30 seconds, then stir in wine and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer; remove from heat and stir in shrimp, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, parsley, 1/4 cup mozzarella and Parmesan.

Spread mixture into a greased 9" baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella. Bake at 350 until bubbly and golden, about 10-12 minutes. Serve immediately with baguette slices, crackers or crudite.

Recipe Source: Adapted from Damn Delicious


  1. Sarah this recipe looks amazing and it's making crave for it!
    Thank you so much for sharing.
    I'll pin it too.

  2. Yummy, this looks great and it's such a unique recipe! Thanks for sharing some of your favorite things for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop! I have pinned this to the Thursday Favorite Things Pinterest Board.


  3. Hi Sara,
    Thank you so much for sharing with us for our 5th Anniversary of Full Plate Thursday! Hope you have a fantastic week and hope to see you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

  4. I made this for one of our Super Bowl snacks. It was awesome and easy to make! Everyone commented on how good it was. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe.

  5. Looks delicious thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop. Pinning.

  6. Oh wow, this looks amazing. I can see how this would make an amazing dinner on Christmas Eve - I can't think of any occasion when it wouldn't be perfect! Thank you so much for bringing this delicious dish to the Hearth and Soul Hop. Hope to 'see' you again this week - the hop is open now!


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