Shrimp With Bacon Herb Dip
- Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Total time : 15 minutes
- Portion size: 12
This recipe makes 12 servings
|Per piece: about||-|
|total fat||5 g|
|sat. fat||2 g|
Shrimp and bacon are savoury partners in this lightened-up creamy appetizer. To keep your washed herbs fresh, wrap them in paper towels and store them in a resealable bag for up to one week.
- 3 slices 3slicesbacon
- 3 3green oniongreen onions, sliced
- 2 2cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup 1/2cup2% plain Greek yogurt2% plain Greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup 1/2cupreduced-fat mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped fresh basil
- 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped fresh parsley
- 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
- 1 pinch 1pinchpepper
- 2 lb 2lbfrozen cooked large shrimp, thawed
In large skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon, turning often, just until crisp, about 5 minutes.
Drain all but 1 tsp fat from pan; cook green onions and garlic, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and softened, about 1 minute. Transfer to plate; let cool. Chop bacon; set aside 1 tbsp for garnish.
Meanwhile, in bowl, stir together yogurt, mayonnaise, basil, parsley, salt and pepper. Add green onion mixture and remaining bacon; stir. Garnish with reserved bacon.
Arrange shrimp on platter; serve with dip.
Additional information :
Change It up
Shrimp With Lemon Herb Dip
Omit bacon. Substitute 1 tsp olive oil for bacon fat. Add 1 tsp grated lemon zest and 1 tsp lemon juice to mayonnaise mixture. Serve with shrimp and/or crudités.
Source : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2013