Lion House Shrimp Plate is a must when you are taking an appetizer to a get together. It is a delicious cream cheese mixture, topped with shrimp and mozzarella cheese!

 

Lion House Shrimp Plate

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Lion House Shrimp Plate?

  • Cream cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Real mayonnaise
  • Canned shrimp
  • Seafood cocktail sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Green pepper, (optional)
  • Green onions

 

How Do I Make Lion House Shrimp Plate?

  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream and the Mayonnaise.
  • Spread the mixture on a platter or a 12″ plate.
  • Sprinkle the shrimp over the cream cheese mixture.
  • Cover with the jar of cocktail sauce.
  • Sprinkle the 2 cups of grated Mozzarella cheese over the cocktail sauce.
  • Garnish with green pepper, green onion, and more shrimp if you like.

 

Lion House Shrimp Plate

 

Do Prawns and Shrimp Taste Different?

  • There is no conclusive flavor that distinguishes a shrimp from a prawn.
  • They’re very similar in taste and texture.
  • Some say prawns are a bit sweeter and meatier than shrimp, while shrimp are more delicate.
  • Therefore, prawns and shrimp are often used interchangeably in recipes.

 

 

Which Shrimp are the Most Commonly Eaten?

Farmed Whiteleg Shrimp:

  • Whiteleg shrimp is the most commonly farmed shrimp species in the world.
  • It typically enters the U.S. market from India and Thailand plus other countries in Latin America or Asia.

 

Brown, White, and Pink Shrimp:

  • When you are eating “Gulf shrimp,” there’s a good chance you are eating brown, white, or pink shrimp.
  • These species are caught in the Gulf of Mexico and Southeast Atlantic waters.

 

Royal Red Shrimp:

  • Royal red shrimp is considered to be a more expensive and luxurious shrimp species that’s prized for its lobster-like flavor and bright red color.
  • Royal red shrimp are true Gulf of Mexico shrimp.

 

Blue Shrimp:

  • Blue shrimp are native in the eastern Pacific from Peru to Mexico.

 

Ocean Shrimp:

  • Ocean shrimp are native to cooler Pacific waters from northern California to Washington.
  • They are also known as “Oregon pink” or “bay shrimp” in the area.

 

What are Canned Shrimp like these used in Lion House Shrimp Plate?

  • Canned shrimp are small shrimp which have been cleaned and shelled, then packed in water and cooked.
 

 

More Tasty Appetizers For You:

Seven Layer Dip

Guacamole

Cheese and Meat Tray

Crock Pot Artichoke Dip

Stuffed Mushrooms

 

Yield: 12 people

Lion House Shrimp Plate

Lion House Shrimp Plate

Lion House Shrimp Plate is a must when you are taking an appetizer to a get together. A mixture of cream cheese, topped with shrimp and mozzarella cheese!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup real mayonnaise
  • 2 small cans shrimp, drained
  • 1 (8 ounce) jar seafood cocktail sauce
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped green pepper, (optional)
  • 1-2 green onions, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream and the Mayonnaise.
  2. Spread the mixture on a platter or a 12" plate.
  3. Sprinkle the shrimp over the cream cheese mixture.
  4. Cover with the jar of cocktail sauce.
  5. Sprinkle the 2 cups of grated Mozzarella cheese over the cocktail sauce
  6. Garnish with green pepper, green onion, and more shrimp if you like.

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 136Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 34mgSodium 252mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 7g

 

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