Jan 252015

Shrimp has been getting a lot of bad press lately, mostly because of the questionable conditions under which it is farmed. When I saw that my  favorite grocery store, Heinan’s, carries sustainable, wild caught Oregon baby shrimp, I came up with this recipe for a quick appetizer spread.

Shrimp Spread
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Category: Appetizers, Dips and Spreads

Author: Mark Karney


  • 1 - 4 oz. can sustainable, wild caught Oregon baby shrimp
  • 2/3 cup green onions, chopped fine (1/4” dice)
  • 2/3 cup celery chopped fine (1/4” dice)
  • 1 - small bottle of pimentos (1 ½ oz.), chopped fine (1/4” dice)
  • ½ tsp. powdered garlic
  • ½ tsp. hot Hungarian Paprika (to taste)
  • Approx. 6 oz. whipped cream cheese


  1. Mix first six ingredients together well and then blend in cream cheese.
  2. Chill in refrigerator to let flavors blend.
  3. Serve on Original Triscuit, or other non-seasoned crackers.
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