4.56 from 27 votes
Layered Shrimp Cocktail Spread
Layered Shrimp Cocktail Spread
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
If you like shrimp cocktail, you'll absolutely love this New Orleans inspired Layered Shrimp Cocktail Spread. It's quick and easy to prepare and tastes as good as it looks! It consists of spicy cocktail sauce and succulent shrimp on top of a savory cream cheese base. Laizzez les bons temps rouler with this perfect Mardi Gras appetizer.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Shrimp Cocktail, Shrimp Cocktail Spread
Servings: 10 to 12 servings.
Calories: 182 kcal
Author: Chula King
Cream Cheese Layer
  • 12 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
Cocktail Sauce
  • 12 ounce bottle chili sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Remaining Ingredients
  • 2 cups fresh cooked shrimp chopped
  • 2 green onion tops chopped, for garnish
Cream Cheese Layer
  1. Blend together cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, onion and garlic. Spread mixture evenly in an 8-inch quiche dish or shallow serving dish. Cover with foil and refrigerate a minimum of 12 hours.

Cocktail Sauce
  1. Combine chili sauce, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon juice. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  2. Spread cocktail sauce evenly over the cream cheese layer. Note, you will only need to use about half of the cocktail sauce. Refrigerate the rest for a later use.
  3. Sprinkle chopped shrimp over cocktail sauce. Garnish with chopped green onion tops.
  4. Serve with crackers.
  5. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Nutrition Facts
Layered Shrimp Cocktail Spread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 101mg34%
Sodium 803mg33%
Potassium 230mg7%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 710IU14%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.