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Cajun Shrimp Cups Appetizer Recipe

Cajun Shrimp Cups

Our Cajun Shrimp Cups Appetizer Recipe is absolutely perfect for parties. Each one has only 106 calories, so they are particularly great for those wanting to make healthy choices. They are easy to make, and their spicy flavor is absolutely delicious.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Cajun Shrimp Cups
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 shrimp cups
Calories 106kcal
Author Jennifer Quisenberry


  • Mini Muffin Pan
  • Wire Rack
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Zester
  • Baking Sheet
  • Spoon


  • Wonton Wrappers
  • Olive Oil Spray
  • Cajun Seasoning
  • 12 large Shrimp Peeled and De-veined
  • 1 Lime
  • Baby Spinach Leaves
  • 3 tbsp Light Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp Fresh Lime Juice
  • Lemon Zest Separated


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Using a mini muffin pan, press the wonton wrappers down into the cups. Make sure they go to the bottom of the pan and then push back the corners.
  • Cook for 8 mins until browned. Cool on wire rack.
  • Zest the lime and set aside for serving.
  • Mix the Cajun seasoning, shrimp and lime zest in a small mixing bowl. Once well coated lay out on a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until shrimp are cooked through.
  • In a small bowl, stir the sour cream, lime juice, and zest together.
  • Place 1-2 baby spinach leaves in each wonton cup. Add a small dollop of the sour cream mixture in each cup and top with a single cooked shrimp.


Please note that nutrition facts are subject to change based on your choice of ingredients. If you don't have Wonton Wrappers, Egg Roll Wrappers cut into 4 work also.