Shrimp and Crab Spread
This recipe for a delicious seafood spread was submitted by Beth of Chicago, Illinois USA.
6 ounces of fresh, cooked baby bay shrimp, reserve about 6 for garnish
6 ounces crab meat (preferably not imitation)
1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (8-ounce) jar cocktail sauce
Sprig of parsley for garnish
- Process all ingredients, except cocktail sauce, in blender until smooth.
- Shape the spread into a ring on a serving plate; hollowing out the center for the cocktail sauce
- Spoon cocktail sauce in center of spread and garnish with reserved shrimp and a sprig of parsley.
- Serve with variety of crackers.
Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings.