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Easy Southern Shrimp Dip with Old Bay Seasoning

Southern Shrimp Dip

JC Phelps
Looking for a delicious southern appetizer? Try my Auntie JJ's Southern Shrimp Dip, which is served cold and is oh-so-delicious!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8 servings
Calories 314 kcal


  • 1 lb. shrimp cooked + chopped
  • 12 oz. cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 c. chopped celery
  • 1/2 c. chopped vidalia onion
  • 1/2 c. mayonnaise
  • 1.5 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning plus 1 tbsp. for boiling water
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. black pepper


  • Bring water to a boil; season water with 1 tbsp. Old Bay Seasoning. Once boiling, add shrimp to the water and cook for 2-3 minutes or until pink. Remove shrimp from the boiling water and place into cold water/an ice bath to stop cooking.
  • Roughly dice/cut shrimp, dice celery and onion. Add to a bowl with softened cream cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic powder, black pepper, and Old Bay Seasoning.
  • Mix and chill. Serve with crackers, sliced baguette, or the accompaniment of your choice.


  • Purchasing peeled, deveined shrimp saves you a considerable amount of time.
  • For easy mixing, make sure that your cream cheese is room temperature.
  • Season additionally to taste.


Sodium: 308mgCalcium: 104mgVitamin C: 3mgVitamin A: 683IUSugar: 3gFiber: 1gPotassium: 296mgCholesterol: 140mgCalories: 314kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 10gFat: 26gProtein: 15gCarbohydrates: 6gIron: 1mg
Keyword dip recipe, shrimp, shrimp dip, southern shrimp dip
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