African Red Dip

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

This is a spicy, exciting change to traditional shrimp cocktail sauce. It's fun to watch people try it for the first time. :-) Cook time includes cooling time.

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  1. Red Pepper Paste: Process all paste ingredients except paprika in blender until smooht, scraping sides frequently.
  2. Heat paprika in 1-qt saucepan for 1 minute.
  3. Add spice mixture gradually, stirring until smooth.
  4. Heat, stirring occasionally until hot, about 3 minutes.
  5. Cool.
  6. To make dipping sauce: Mix chili sauce with 2 Tbsp red pepper paste.
  7. Serve with cooked, chilled shrimp.
  8. Leftover paste keeps well in refrigerator for the next batch.