Hot Gulf Shrimp Dip Recipe provided by Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition

Hot Gulf Shrimp Dip Recipe provided by Gulf Seafood Marketing CoalitionFor many home chefs, the idea of preparing seafood can be an intimidating process. Because they cook very quickly, the biggest mistake many people make while preparing shrimp is overcooking. But, with a little know-how, preparing a delightful shrimp dish is quite simple.  Serving Gulf shrimp at holiday soirees is guaranteed to impress.

Hot Gulf Shrimp Dip

  • 1 pound Gulf of Mexico shrimp, cooked, peeled, deveined, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 chopped green onion
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella or Monterey Jack)
  • Toasted pitas or sliced fresh bread


  1. Bring a large saucepan filled with lightly-salted water to a boil.
  2. Add the shrimp to the boiling water.
  3. Cook for one to three minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.
  4. Drain and rinse shrimp in a colander under cold running water to stop the cooking process.
  5. Combine all ingredients in an 8- by 8-inch baking dish, reserving 1/4 of cheese.
  6. Mix well. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of mixture.
  7. Bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes.
  8. Dip with toasted pitas or sliced fresh bread.

Recipe provided by the Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition

About Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition
The Coalition provides a framework for the seafood community to coordinate marketing efforts among the Gulf States with emphasis on working with tourism boards, restaurants, retailers and chefs. The Gulf & South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation, Inc. is coordinating the Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition through funding provided by the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (NOAA Award #NA10NMF4770481). For more information, please visit and follow the Coalition on Facebook and Twitter.

About Gulf & South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation, Inc.
The Foundation is a private, regional nonprofit research organization with a general membership and Board of Trustees representing a wide spectrum of the commercial fishing industry throughout the southeast U.S. Through the Foundation, the commercial seafood and fishing industry can collectively identify industry needs, and address those needs through appropriate research and other activities. Representing the nine-state region from Virginia to Texas, the Foundation has sponsored more than 600 fisheries related research projects.

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