Tzatziki Shrimp Cucumber Rounds
I created this recipe with what I had on hand one night, and now it’s one of my husband’s favorites! The bacon-wrapped shrimp, garlicky sauce and burst of cool cuke flavor make this a crowd pleaser. —SHANNON ROSE FLAHERTY, HAMPTON BAYS, NEW YORK
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min./batch
- 1/4 cup reduced-fat plain yogurt
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped peeled cucumber
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/8 teaspoon dill weed
- 6 bacon strips
- 24 peeled and deveined cooked medium shrimp, tails removed
- 2 medium cucumbers, cut into 1/4-in. slices
- In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, chopped cucumber, garlic salt
- and dill; set aside.
- Cut each bacon strip in half widthwise and then lengthwise. Wrap a
- piece of bacon around each shrimp. Secure with toothpicks.
- In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook shrimp in
- batches over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until bacon
- is crisp.
- Spoon a rounded 1/2 teaspoon yogurt sauce onto each cucumber slice;
- top with shrimp. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 appetizer equals 27 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium,