Layered Shrimp Appetizer Recipe

Step 1

Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Chill. Peel and devein shrimp. Chop two-thirds of shrimp, leaving remaining shrimp whole. Cover and chill chopped and whole shrimp.

Step 2

Beat cream cheese at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy. Add sour cream, onion salt, and red pepper, beating until smooth. Spread mixture onto serving platter, shaping into a 5-inch circle. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.

Step 3

Combine chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, and horseradish; stir well, and spread over cream cheese round. Sprinkle chopped shrimp over chili sauce mixture; top with whole shrimp. Garnish with fresh parsley sprigs and lemon slices, if desired.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/2c Water
  • 3/4lb Unpeeled medium-size fresh
  • - shrimp
  • 1pk Cream cheese, softened (8oz)
  • 1/2c Sour cream
  • 1/4ts Onion salt
  • 1ds Ground red pepper
  • 1/4c Plus 2-tb. chili sauce
  • 1 1/2ts Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4ts Lemon juice
  • 1/2ts Prepared horseradish

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