Grandma Reed's Seafood Spread

recipe

Yield:

5 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

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

Preparation

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.

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

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.

November 1998