Spicy Cajun Seafood Dip
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Using all of the suggested ingredients, this is sure to be a hit at your next gathering!

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ pounds of seafood—suggest half pound of each shrimp, chopped; lump crabmeat, and crawfish tails, chopped
  • ¼ pound butter
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onions
  • ¼ cup finely chopped celery
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup finely chopped yellow bell pepper
  • ¼ cup minced garlic
  • ¼ cup diced tasso ham
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 TBS chopped fresh dill
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 TBS Worcestershire Sauce
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp Tabasco Sauce
  • Juice of one lemon
    Directions:
  1. In a heavy sauce pan, melt butter over medium high heat; add onions and next 4 ingredients; saute 3-5 minutes until vegetables are wilted
  2. Add crawfish, shrimp, green onions, and parsley, saute additional 3-5 minutes
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool
  4. In a large mixing bowl combine seafood with dill and remaining ingredients
  5. Pour seafood dip into serving dish and serve with assorted crackers

Serves 14-16