If you are heading to a house party this New Year’s Eve and are looking for something decadent but simple to take; this easy seafood appetizer fills the bill!
It’s easy because you make it up a day ahead and it really only involves melting cream cheese but it’s decadent enough for New Year’s Eve because it is chock-full of sweet, tender shrimp and crab meat. Win, win!
Still need an outfit for New Year’s Eve? Check out this post for some sparkling ideas!
This post may contain affiliate links. These links provide a means for sites like NattyGal.com to earn a small commission when a reader clicks through and makes a purchase at no additional cost to the reader. See full affiliate disclosure in Privacy & Disclosures.
Sensational Seafood Fondue
NOTE: Must be prepared a day ahead.
- 5 8-oz. packages cream cheese
- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
- 2.5 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons garlic powder
- 5-10 dashes Tabasco sauce
- 1/4 cup dry Vermouth
- 1 pound cooked, cleaned shrimp, chopped
- 1 pound crab meat
Melt cream cheese and add all other ingredients except for seafood. Remove from heat. Stir in shrimp and crabmeat. Refrigerate 24 hours. Reheat and serve in a fondue pot or chafing dish with French bread, toast rounds or crackers.
NOTE: A half batch made more than enough to fill the ceramic dish in my fondue pot. A full recipe would make a lot – think it would fill an entire 9 by 13 chafing dish. Sprinkle paprika on top or add a few whole shrimp for decor!
Happy New Year to you all! Thanks so much for the support you have given me throughout 2018 – it means more than you will ever know. With love,