Mexican Shrimp and Olive Dip


1/2 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tsp butter
1/2 lb cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sour cream
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cumin
1/2 cup red bell pepper, minced
1/3 cup scallions, minced, white and green parts
1/3 cup ripe pitted black olives
1/3 cup queso fresco, queso blanco or fetta cheese crumbled
1 tbs fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
tortilla chips or toasted baguette slices
1 jalapeno pepper, minced with seeds
Additional shrimp, for garnish
Lemon slices for garnish
fresh chopped parsley for garnish
  • Rinse the shrimp and pat dry.
  • In a medium skillet melt butter over over medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook and stir for 3-4 minutes.
  • Chop the shrimp and add to a large bowl, then add remaining ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Add the dip to a serving bowl and garnish with additional shrimp ¬†parsley, and lemon slices if desired.




25 min


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