African Red Dip with Shrimp (Ata Sauce with Shrimp)

African Red Dip with Shrimp (Ata Sauce with Shrimp)


20 min


10 min


Homeade Chili Sauce (Store Brand) 1 Bottle
Dry red wine 2 cups
ground red pepper 1 tsp
Salt ¾ tsp
ground ginger ¼ tsp
ground cardamom ⅛ tsp
ground coriander ⅛ tsp
ground nutmeg ⅛ tsp
ground cloves ⅛ tsp
ground cinnamon ⅛ tsp
black pepper ⅛ tsp
medium onion ground cinnamon
clove garlic 1
paprika ¼ cup

frican Red DipThis is a awesome spicy dip to be used with cold shrimp or for mostly anything that you want a spicy taste. In the image you will see this “Homemade Chili Sauce” which you can get in any grocery store. This is the foundation of this sauce.



  1. To prepare Red Pepper Paste, process all Paste ingredients except paprika in blender until smooth, scraping sides of blender frequently.
  2. Heat paprika in 1-quart saucepan 1 minute. Add spice mixture gradually, stirring until smooth. Heat, stirring occasionally, until hot, about 3 minutes. Cool.
  3. To prepare Sauce, mix together chili sauce and only 2 tablespoons Red Pepper Sauce (reserve rest in refrigerator for use at another time).
  4. Serve Sauce with chilled cooked shrimp.

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