Shrimp Dip Recipe (Low Carb and Keto Appetizer) might literally be the fastest and easiest appetizer recipe ever! Who doesn't love shrimp and cocktail sauce, right? Dip a yummy cracker or fresh veggies into this dip and you'll be in love. Shrimp dip not only tastes amazing, but it has only 3 ingredients, and takes less than 3 minutes to prepare! Keep ingredients on hand for a quick holiday appetizer! This recipe is low carb and keto-friendly.
Why You Will Love This Shrimp Dip Recipe
Super Easy Appetizer!
With 3 simple ingredients, this can easily be made in less than 3 minutes. The items can be kept on hand for last-minute guests too...which you will love.
Tasty Appetizer Recipe
Shrimp and cocktail sauce is an amazing combination that most everyone loves. Turned into a dip it's even tastier! Serve with crackers or veggies. Yum.
Keto and Low Carb Appetizers
While this dip is perfect for everyone, it definitely falls into the low carb and keto diet nicely. Low carb watchers and keto dieters can dip their favorite veggies, while others can eat with crackers.
What You Will Need to Make This Shrimp Dip Recipe
Usually, I include a list of tools needed to make a recipe - but this recipe doesn't really require any... lol!
- can opener
- cocktail spreader or butter knife
- cocktail sauce (Try my homemade cocktail sauce, it's super easy! This dip is only as good as your cocktail sauce, make sure it's a good quality and a favorite! Keto followers make sure it is a keto-friendly sauce and sugar-free)
- canned tiny shrimp (or diced cooked thawed frozen or fresh shrimp)
- cream cheese
How To Make Low Carb and Keto Appetizer - Shrimp Dip Recipe
Lay room temperature cream cheese in a dish. You can spread it out slightly, or leave it as is.
Spread cocktail sauce over the top of cream cheese, then top with shrimp. If desired, you can garnish with dill, parsley, and some pepper.
Tip: make sure to use a tested favorite cocktail sauce! This dip is as good as your cocktail sauce. Here is a great recipe: How To Make Cocktail Sauce (Seafood Sauce)
Serve with raw veggies and crackers. I small cocktail spreader or butter knife makes it easier to spread on crackers.
Can I substitute fresh shrimp for canned shrimp?
Yes, you can use fresh or frozen cooked shrimp. If the shrimp are on the larger side, make sure to chop them as it's easier to serve on veggies or crackers.
Can I make this appetizer ahead of time?
Yes! You can make this appetizer up ahead of time but it only takes 3 minutes, so I usually just make when I'm ready to serve it.
If you do make this ahead of time, cover and refrigerate. Remove about 3o minutes before serving so the cream cheese is softened.
How long will this appetizer keep?
This appetizer will keep up to 4 days.
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