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Creamy Parmesan Shrimp Dip

February 9, 2024 - Country Cooking

Creamy Parmesan Shrimp Dip is a warm, cheesy dip full of shrimp. This easy to make party dip is a must for your next get together. It tastes heavenly smeared on fresh toasted baguette and it is one of my very favorite shrimp dips.

A simple roux and some heavy cream form the base of this creamy dip. There’s also garlic, green onions, a little Cajun seasoning, red pepper flakes, sour cream, and a whole lot of Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Tip

You’ll want to shred your own Parmesan cheese for this Creamy Shrimp Parmesan Dip recipe. The flavor is so much better.

The raw shrimp get added just before the dip is placed in the oven. Chop them into bite-sized pieces to make the dip easier to scoop. The dip comes out of the oven with a bubbly, golden coating of cheese on top.

How To Serve

Creamy Parmesan Shrimp Dip goes great with toasted baguette, tortilla chips, pita chips or crackers.

If you have any leftovers, try topping your scrambled eggs with a little spoonful for breakfast. So, so good! I’m thinking about making a creamy shrimp dip every week just so I can have some on my eggs. It tastes better than any gourmet breakfast I’ve had at a restaurant. Leftovers are also great mixed with some pasta or on top of a baked potato.

Variations

Use crab in place of shrimp.

Add a handful of chopped baby spinach.

Add half a cup of sauteed mushrooms.

Add a few tablespoons of chopped sun-dried tomatoes.

How To Store

Leftovers can be kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 days.

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Creamy Parmesan Shrimp Dip

Creamy Parmesan Shrimp Dip is a warm, cheesy dip full of shrimp. This easy to make party dip is a must for your next get together. It tastes heavenly smeared on fresh toasted baguette.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Southern
Keyword creamy dip, Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes minutes
Total Time 25 minutes minutes
Servings 8
Calories 251kcal

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter3 garlic cloves, minced2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1 cup heavy cream1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/4 teaspoon Cajun or Creole seasoning1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese1/4 cup sour cream2 green onions, sliced1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined and cut into bite-sizes pieces

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a nonstick pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
Sprinkle flour into pan and cook and stir for 1-2 minutes.
Gradually whisk in the heavy cream. Add red pepper flakes and Creole seasoning.
Set aside 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Stir the rest into the cream mixture until it melts.
Stir in sour cream and green onions. Stir in shrimp.
Transfer mixture to a small baking dish. Sprinkle set aside Parmesan cheese on top. Bake for 15 minutes.
Turn broiler on and broil until cheese is golden and bubbly.

Notes

Serve with toasted baguette, crackers, or pita chips.

Leftovers will keep for 3 days in an airtight container.

Nutritional info is provided as an estimate only and will vary based on brands of products used. Not to be used for specific dietary needs.

Nutrition

Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 321mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 752IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 179mg | Iron: 1mg

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Originally posted July 1, 2018.

Recipe adapted from Will Cook For Smiles

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