Shrimp-Loaded Cucumber Slices 

Eating cucumber is a great way to cool off from the heat. This recipe revamps your traditional snack by mounting each cucumber slice with a chilled shrimp topping. A simple, yet classy, appetizer to serve at summer parties! 

 Shrimp-Loaded Cucumber Slices 

(Makes 26)

Ingredients: 

1/2 lb cooked and peeled shrimp, chopped into small pieces

1/2 onion, chopped

1 garlic glove, minced

1 celery stalk, chopped

1 tbsp sour cream

1/2 tbsp mayonnaise

1 tsp spicy mustard

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp dried parsley

1/8 tsp cumin

1/8 tsp paprika

4 drops hot sauce

salt and pepper to taste

1 large cucumber

Garnish: chopped chives and crushed red pepper flakes

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients except the cucumber and garnish.
  2. Next, chop your cucumber into 1/4 inch slices, lay on a platter, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. For each cucumber slice, top with a tablespoon of the shrimp mixture.
  4. Garnish your shrimp cucumber slices with chives and red pepper flakes.
  5. Let the cucumber slices chill in the fridge before serving.
Deanna is our go-to-girl for delicious recipes and foodie related talk. Currently a college student, Deanna is exploring the world of nutrition and healthy foods while still enjoying every last bite.

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