Southern Style Shrimp Butter Recipe

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Southern Style Shrimp Butter

Name: Bruce Jensky
Base: Langley Air Force Base, Hampton, VA
Recipe: This favorite Southern Style Appetizer Spread is simple to prepare and can be make a day ahead so it's ready to eat immediately... Total Prep Time is only 20 minutes, and makes 16 Servings... INGREDIENTS: 1-lb. uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, and deveined. 1 cup butter, softened. 4 medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup). 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice. 2 teaspoons red pepper sauce. 1/4 teaspoon table salt. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper. and Garnish: Fresh Chives... DIRECTIONS: Step 1: in a 3-qt. saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Add scrimp. cover and return to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink; drain. Cool... Step 2: In a food processor, place shrimp. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients, except chives, Cover and process until smooth... Step 3: Spoon spread into a serving bowl and sprinkle on the chives. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. BONUS... Prepare this Easy Side for that Delicious Southern Style Shrimp Butter--Toasted Baguette Slices: Step 1a: Slice a small baguette loaf into 1/4 inch slices and place on a baking sheet. Step 2a: Lightly spray with olive oil or cooking spray and bake at 350 degrees for 10-minutes or until toasted. Step 4: Enjoy this wonderful treat...