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Grandma Reed's Seafood Spread

Yield 5 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds unpeeled, medium-size shrimp
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/2 pound lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • Garnish: fresh dill sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Boil shrimp in 5 cups water in a medium saucepan 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and rinse with cold water.

  2. Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Chop shrimp.

  3. Stir together shrimp, crabmeat, and next 8 ingredients; cover and chill up to 24 hours. Serve on cucumber slices and squash slices or in phyllo cups. Garnish, if desired.