Easy Shrimp Dip and Ice Bowl

Easy Shrimp Dip and Ice Bowl
Just in time for your next party!

Ice Bowl with Boiled Shrimp garnished with lemons

Ice Bowl for Serving

Make an ice bowl to serve dips, fruit, shrimp or anything that has to stay cool.
Course: Appetizer, Party Food
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dip, cold meats, fruit


  • glass bowl
  • stainless steel bowl
  • duck tape
  • clear under liner for bowl


  • 3 lemons
  • duct tape
  • fern or greenery


  • Suspend glass bowl in center of stainless steel bowl and duct tape in place.
  • Slice lemons and place in bottom of stainless steel bowl. Add cold water and place in freezer overnight.
  • Remove bowl from freezer and allow to set at room temperature for a few minutes. Remove duct tape. Do not remove clear glass bowl. It will keep your dip from getting watery from the meltiing ice. Turn stainless steel bowl over and remove from ice bowl. Place bowl in clear underliner to catch water as it melts. Cover underliner with cut fern greenery to hide bowl.
  • Add dip to bowl and serve immediately. Bowl can be frozen and removed from freezer when ready to use. Bowl can be used to serve anything that needs to be kept cold such as dip, shrimp or fruit.

Shrimp Dip

Course Appetizer, Party Food
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese, shrimp


  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 pound small shrimp cooked, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup green onion chopped
  • Horseradish to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce
  • 10 drops Tabasco sauce


  • Place cream cheese in a mixing bowl and add shrimp. Blend in green onions, Horseradish, Worchestershire sauce and Tabasco and mix well.
  • Cover and chill in refrigerator until ready to use. Place in ice bowl and serve with crackers or fresh vegetables.