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Southwest Shrimp Dip

Makes about 4 cups.


1 pound boiled shrimp, peeled and coarsely chopped
2 cups reduced fat sour cream
2 tablespoons mayonnaise (regular or reduced fat)
1 to 2 teaspoons chile powder (to taste)
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoons finely chopped red Spanish onion (or other sweet salad onion)
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
1 teaspoon brown sugar
Salt to taste
Extra cilantro leaves for garnish


Stir together all ingredients except garnish. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Garnish and serve with fat-free chips for dipping.