Sensational Shrimp Mold

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Total Time
2hrs 30mins
25 mins
2 hrs 5 mins

This mold is so creamy and so good - yum! It is easy to prepare and can be done in advance. This is originally courtesy of Ms. Paula Deen but have tweaked it a bit here and there.

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  1. Bring 2 cups water with 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon lemmon juice & dash of black pepper to boil in a medium saucepan and add the shrimp.
  2. When the water returns to the boil, turn off the heat, cover the pot, and allow the shrimp to sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Drain, peel and devein.
  4. Place the shrimp in processor and pulse about 8-10 times, until finely chopped but not mushy.
  5. Mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise, green onions, mustard, pinch of black pepper and hot sauce, if using; in a bowl mix, until well combined - then stir in shrimp.
  6. Line a 2-cup mold or glass bowl with plastic wrap, leaving lots of overhang.
  7. Place the shrimp mixture into the mold, packing tightly with a spatula.
  8. Cover with plastic wrap overhang and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  9. When ready to serve, unwrap the overhang and invert the mold onto a plate.
  10. Remove the plastic wrap.
  11. Garnish with parsley and lemon slices.
  12. Allow to come to room temperature before serving with water crackers or any other favorite snack cracker.