Shrimp Appetizer Recipes

Shrimp Appetizer Recipes

This is such an easy shrimp appetizer recipe but it is mouthwatering good and special occasion worthy. It will be the talk of your next party!

The flavor profile of these shrimp appetizers are similar to our shrimp avocado salad 

Prep Time: 15 minutes


Cook Time: 5 minutes


Total Time: 20 minutes


These shrimp appetizers have plump juicy cajun shrimp over creamy avocado on a crisp slice of cucumber. These shrimp cucumber bites are a delicious mouthful

Ingredients for Cajun Shrimp:

  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro finely chopped, plus more to garnish
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil divided

For the Avocado Spread:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice plus more to squeeze over finished appetizers
  • 1 English Cucumber sliced into 22 rings