ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Shrimp Paste

Prep time 15 mins
Yield Makes 3 1/2 cups
Use as a sandwich filling or appetizer spread. Boost the flavor with 2 tablespoons chopped green onions or fresh herbs, if desired.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound peeled and cooked shrimp
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Process shrimp in a food processor until coarsely ground. Add remaining ingredients, processing until smooth.