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Shrimp Dip in a white bowl with ritz crackers and celery around it.
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Shrimp Dip

A quick and easy retro party classic. This Shrimp Dip is a perfect choice for your New Year's Eve menu!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 (approximately 2 cups)
Calories: 154kcal


  • ½ cup chili sauce I used Heinz
  • 8 ounces cream cheese slightly softened
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup grated onion use your cheese grater
  • 1 teaspoon creamed horseradish
  • 1 dash or two Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 dash or two or three Tabasco Sauce
  • ½ pound cooked salad shrimp or shrimp meat divided (can sub small can shrimp)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

Optional for Serving

  • Ritz Crackers
  • celery sticks


  • Use an electric mixer to blend the chili sauce into the cream cheese in a large mixing bowl until very smooth. Add all of the remaining ingredients, except the shrimp, and blend until well combined.
  • Use a spoon to fold in the shrimp and chives, reserving a couple of tablespoons of shrimp for garnish. Cover and chill for at least an hour or two prior to serving.
  • Pile the reserved shrimp in the center of the dip and serve with Ritz Crackers and celery sticks.



Prep time does not include chilling time.


Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 495mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 293IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg