cheesy shrimp dip

Cheesy Shrimp Dip

This is a favorite recipe from the National Marine Fisheries Service.

1 pound raw, peeled and de-veined shrimp
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper
1 pound diced American process cheese
1 teaspoon sherry
1/2 cup catsup
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 drops liquid hot pepper sauce

Chop shrimp. In a large mixing bowl combine shrimp, butter and vegetables. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes.

In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Cover and microwave on MEDIUM for 4 minutes, stirring twice. Combine both mixture and reheat on LOW for 2 minutes.

Serve hot with crackers, chips or fresh fruit wedges.

Makes 3 cups dip.