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Tzatziki Shrimp Cucumber Rounds Recipe
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Tzatziki Shrimp Cucumber Rounds Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min./batch
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 27 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, chopped cucumber, garlic salt and dill; set aside.
  2. Cut each bacon strip in half widthwise and then lengthwise. Wrap a piece of bacon around each shrimp. Secure with toothpicks.
  3. 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.
  4. Spoon a rounded 1/2 teaspoon yogurt sauce onto each cucumber slice; top with shrimp. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Tzatziki Shrimp Cucumber Rounds in Healthy Cooking December/January 2012, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 27 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2012

"Very nice, I tweaked the recipe just a little for what I needed - I added the cooked bacon to the yogurt sauce and placed a poached shrimp with the dill on the top, was lovely for the Chamber even we just had. thanks for the recipe

Kathy Hawkins"

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Reviewed Jan. 5, 2012

"Great taste...Great presentation!"

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