Dive into a refreshing and delicious Cucumber Shrimp Salad, a perfect dish for warm weather or as a light, healthy meal option. This salad combines succulent shrimp with crisp cucumbers, zesty red onions, and a tangy lemon dressing. It’s a delightful medley of flavors and textures that’s both satisfying and nutritious.

#### Serve:
– **Presentation:**
– Transfer the salad to a serving platter or individual bowls.
– Garnish with additional fresh dill or parsley if desired.

### Experience:
The Cucumber Shrimp Salad is a vibrant and refreshing dish that’s perfect for a light lunch, dinner, or even as a side dish. The succulent shrimp provide a juicy, protein-rich component, while the crisp cucumbers and red onions add a satisfying crunch. The creamy avocado complements the bright cherry tomatoes, and the fresh herbs enhance the overall flavor profile.

The lemon dressing ties everything together with its tangy and slightly sweet notes, making each bite a delightful experience. Enjoy this salad on a hot summer day or whenever you crave a healthy and flavorful meal.


  • 2 pounds shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 English cucumber small diced
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced
  • Creamy Lime Dressing
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • 1 large lime zested and juiced (about 2 teaspoons zest and 2 tablespoons juice)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt


MAKE THE DRESSING :. To make the dressing, stir together the mayonnaise, sour cream, lime zest and juice, dill, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper. Set aside or place in the fridge.

COOK THE SHRIMP :. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until cooked through and pink.

Make an Ice Water Bath. While the shrimp are cooking, prepare an ice water bath. Remove the shrimp to the ice water bath using a skimmer. Let them cool for 3 minutes, then drain them in a colander. Chop them into bite-sized pieces.

Stir it all together. In a mixing bowl, stir together the chopped shrimp, green onion, diced cucumber, and dressing, until creamy.

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