Wasabi and Shrimp Cheese Ball

Wasabi and Shrimp Cheese Ball A spicy Japanese twist on the traditional cheese ball party appetizer. My friends loved it. Be sure to start moderately with Wasabi and season to taste. Serve with veggies or sesame water crackers.


Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 5 mins

    COOK : 5 mins

    TOTAL :

    SERVING : 16

    YIELD : 1 cheese ball

Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, soy sauce, water chestnuts, shrimp, and 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds. Gradually stir in wasabi paste until you reach the desired amount of spice. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.

  • Remove the cheese mixture from the refrigerator, and shape into a ball. Roll in the remaining sesame seeds to cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Per Serving: 94 calories; protein 7.4g; carbohydrates 5.2g; fat 5g; cholesterol 15.1mg; sodium 238.9mg.