Caramelized Onion-Shrimp Spread

Caramelized Onion-Shrimp Spread

Serve your guests or assemble it at a gathering - this onion-shrimp appetizer is ready to go in 30 minutes!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

18

servings

1
tablespoon butter (do not use margarine)
1/2
medium onion, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup apple jelly
1
container (8 oz) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1
bag (4 oz) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed, well drained (about 1 cup)
1
teaspoon chopped fresh chives
36
whole-grain crackers
  1. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add onion; cook 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally, until onion and garlic are tender and browned. Stir in apple jelly. Cook, stirring constantly, until melted. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together cream cheese and shrimp. On 8-inch plate, spread shrimp mixture into a 5-inch round.
  3. Spoon onion mixture over shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with chives. Serve with crackers.
Makes 18 servings (2 tablespoons spread and 2 crackers each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Betty Tip:
This is an easy appetizer to tote to a gathering. Just pack the shrimp mixture, onion mixture and chives in separate containers and take the plate—assemble when you get there.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.