Cheesy Shrimp Dip

Cheesy Shrimp Dip

This creamy hot appetizer will be a hit at your next event due to its comforting flavour and warmth. Serve this delicious dip with Olive & Rosemary dipitas and your guest will devour it in seconds!


1 lb large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

3 Tbsp olive oil

1 garlic clove, pressed

2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

dash of salt and fresh black pepper

3 oz light cream cheese

6 oz light sour cream

1 oz light mayonnaise

8 oz Monterey Jack cheese, shredded


  1. Add shrimp, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Coat shrimp evenly and let sit in mixture for 15-20 min.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet or cast iron pan over medium heat. Add shrimp mixture in a single layer and sauté for 2 minutes per side (or until colour changed to light pink).
  3. Transfer shrimp to cutting board. Let cool and cut into pea-sized pieces
  4. In the same dish, melt together cream cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise
  5. Stir ¾ of Monterey Jack. As soon as cheese is melted, add chopped shrimp and stir together until mixture is hot and bubbling.
  6. Remove pan from heat, sprinkle with the remaining shredded cheese and broil in the oven for 3-4 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.
Nutrition Facts
Servings 10.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 179
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13 g 21 %
Saturated Fat 6 g 28 %
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 92 mg 31 %
Sodium 462 mg 19 %
Potassium 45 mg 1 %
Total Carbohydrate 4 g 1 %
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0 %
Sugars 2 g
Protein 11 g 22 %
Vitamin A 9 %
Vitamin C 2 %
Calcium 20 %
Iron 1 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.