These festive Shrimp Cocktail Appetizer Bites take only minutes to make, but they look like you slaved for hours. Plus they cheap and cheerful which makes them perfect for this, or any, holiday gathering.
shrimp cocktail, shrimp cocktail appetizer bites
Calories: 43 kcal
15 per box
softened to room temperature
Old Bay seafood seasoning
fresh lemon zest
large pre-cooked shrimp
peeled, tails off, deveined, and chopped finely
chopped fresh parsley
For the homemade cocktail sauce;
or according to your taste
In a medium bowl, stir together the cream cheese, mayonnaise, black pepper, Old Bay, and lemon zest.
Spoon the cream cheese mixture into a corner of a sandwich size zip top bag.
Use scissors to snip off a small corner of the plastic bag.
Pipe approximately ½ tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture into each phyllo cup.
To make the cocktail sauce;
Stir together all the cocktail sauce ingredient in a small bowl.
Top each cream cheese stuffed phyllo cup with a dollop of cocktail sauce and some of the cooked and chopped shrimp.
Sprinkle the chopped, fresh parsley over top and serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve.
Serve chilled and enjoy!
Tools and equipment:
1 medium bowl, 1 small bowl, measuring spoons, measuring cups, chef's knife, and cutting board, microplane grater, whisk or spoons, sandwich size zip-top bag, scissors
Festive Shrimp Cocktail Appetizer Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A 185IU4%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.