Shrimp and Dill Cucumber Appetizer | This beautiful shrimp and dill appetizer is an easy appetizer for parties and makes a great low carb brunch recipe. Steamed shrimp in a light dill sauce served on cucumber slices makes an easy shrimp appetizer that is a light and fresh Easter brunch recipe or Mother’s Day brunch recipe.

Shrimp and Dill Appetizer

This Shrimp and Dill Appetizer is a healthy appetizer recipe that is quick and easy to make. 

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 295 kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 24 Shrimp , fresh or frozen (thawed), peeled and tails off
  • 3/4 c Sour Cream
  • 1/4 c Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp Dill , fresh
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1-2 Cucumbers , large, sliced


  1. Bring a pot with a small amount of water to a boil.
  2. Place shrimp in a steaming basket and place it in the pot.
  3. Steam shrimp for about 5 minutes or until fully cooked.
  4. Remove shrimp from pot and let cool.
  5. In a large bowl with an airtight lid mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, dill, lemon zest, and salt.
  6. Add shrimp to the sauce and toss until throughly covered. Place the lid on the bowl and store in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour (overnight is best if possible).
  7. Slice up cucumbers and when ready to serve place one shrimp on each cucumber.
  8. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Note: We are not certified nutritionists. These nutritional values were calculated using