Shrimp Appetizer

Sophisticated Shrimp Appetizer

Detail really is everything when it comes to presentation. These shrimp appetizers are simple yet elegant for any event.These are sure to impress anyone with both their presentation and taste.


  • 2 med. English cucumber
  • 6 oz. cream cheese
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 4 tsp. minced herbs (basil, chives, parsley, rosemary)
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 lb. cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Remove some of the cucumber’s skin and cut into 1 inch thick slices.
  2. Scoop out half of its seeds.
  3. Combine softened cream cheese with herbs, olive oil and garlic and mix thoroughly.
  4. Spoon mixture onto hollowed cucumber slices.
  5. Using toothpicks, pin a shrimp onto every slice of cucumber.
  6. Serve with lemon slices on the side.

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