Creamy Shrimp Dip

  • Yield 12 servings

Silken tofu is pureed with shrimp, and spices for an interesting flavorful dip that’s great with pita chips.


1 pound shrimp, cooked and peeled
1/4 cup (2-ounces) light cream cheese
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons Thai fish sauce or low-sodium soy sauce
1 (12.3-ounce) package reduced-fat firm tofu, drained
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 garlic clove, minced
3 tablespoons minced green onions
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Place the first 3 ingredients in a food processor, and process until minced. Add lime juice, fish sauce and tofu; pulse until blended. Add ginger and garlic to shrimp mixture, and pulse until combined. Add onions and chopped cilantro, and pulse 3 to 4 times. Spoon into a bowl; cover and chill 1 hour. Serve with won ton chips. Makes 3 cups.

Recipe courtesy of The Soyfoods Council



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