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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 295kcal
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


  • Bring a pot with a small amount of water to a boil.
  • Place shrimp in a steaming basket and place it in the pot.
  • Steam shrimp for about 5 minutes or until fully cooked.
  • Remove shrimp from pot and let cool.
  • In a large bowl with an airtight lid mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, dill, lemon zest, and salt.
  • 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).
  • Slice up cucumbers and when ready to serve place one shrimp on each cucumber.
  • Enjoy!


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


Serving: 4shrimp | Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 1185mg | Potassium: 562mg | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 4.3mg