Rinse and drain shrimp, and break into tiny pieces while cream cheese softens in a bowl. Beat cream cheese smooth in a medium bowl. Add ketchup and mayonnaise, then shrimp. Mix well. Add garlic flavor to taste (or hot sauce if you prefer a less delicate taste). Put mixture into a container. Cover and refrigerate.
*1 can crabmeat can be substituted for shrimp.
Recipe from Newport Hospital's Book of Favorite Recipes, compiled by hospital staff and friends.
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