Shrimp in Cucumber Cups

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Shrimp in Cucumber CupsRecipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty
Poached shrimp star in this stand-out appetizer of Shrimp in Cucumber Cups.
Makes 30 appetizer servings


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1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon fresh dill
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 English cucumbers
Garnish: fresh dill sprigs


Stir together softened cream cheese, sour cream, dill, chopped fresh chives, fresh lemon juice, and salt. Cut cucumbers into 30 (3/4-inch-thick) rounds. Scoop seeds from centers of cucumber rounds, using a melon baller or small spoon and leaving a 1/4-inch-thick shell. Fill cucumber cups with cream cheese mixture; top each with 1 peeled Perfect Poached Shrimp. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

April 2012