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Thai Shrimp Dip

Yield 3 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound medium shrimp, cooked and peeled
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons Thai fish sauce or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 (12.3-ounce) package reduced-fat firm tofu, drained
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons minced green onions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Cooked and peeled shrimp (optional)
  • Cilantro sprig (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 68
  • caloriesfromfat 40 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 8.6 g
  • carbohydrate 1.6 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 48 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 182 mg
  • calcium 34 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place the first 3 ingredients in a food processor, and process until minced. Add lime juice, fish sauce, and tofu; pulse until blended. Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat; sauté ginger and garlic 2 minutes. Add to shrimp mixture, and pulse until combined. Add onions and chopped cilantro, and pulse 3 to 4 times. Spoon into a bowl; cover and chill 1 hour. Garnish dip with additional shrimp and cilantro sprig, if desired.