Buffalo Grilled Shrimp with Blue Cheese Dip

Yumm!  Last nite I made these EASY and delicious shrimp.  Perfect as an appetizer or a main dish.  They are spicy but cool down when you dunk them into the blue cheese dip.  What’s really nice is that they are not fried.  I ADORE anything fried but I can always handle a few less calories.   I served them with a baked potato and brussels sprouts with buttered pecans.  Everything was good, but the shrimp were the major winners!  Shrimp always win in my book though.  These would be great for your Super Bowl celebration.  Let me know if you think they are as delicious as I do!  TIP: Use refrigerated Blue Cheese Dressing to make this really EASY.

Photo from Gourmet

Buffalo Grilled Shrimp with Blue Cheese Dip

For shrimp:

  • 18 jumbo shrimp (1 1/2 to 2 pounds), peeled, leaving last shell segment and tail fan attached, then deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce such as Frank’s RedHot
  • 1/2 bunch celery, cut into 4-inch sticks

For blue cheese dip:

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese (2 ounces)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon milk

One response to “Buffalo Grilled Shrimp with Blue Cheese Dip

  1. Looks great – can’t wait to try this. Shrimp recipes rock!!!!

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