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Cilantro Shrimp Cups Recipe

Cilantro Shrimp Cups Recipe

The crunchy, tangy salad inside these shrimp cups is packed with flavor. Plus, the wonton wrappers make them easy to hold.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:36 servings


  • 36 wonton wrappers
  • Cooking spray
  • 1-1/4 pounds peeled and deveined cooked small shrimp, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce


  • 1. Spritz each side of wonton wrappers with cooking spray; gently press into miniature muffin cups. Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • 2. Meanwhile, set aside 36 shrimp for garnish; chop remaining shrimp. In a small bowl, combine the chopped shrimp, pecans, carrot, celery, cilantro, lime juice, oyster sauce and soy sauce. Spoon into wonton cups. Garnish each with a reserved shrimp. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 55 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer