Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs

A great soup for a dinner party. Make about 3 to 4 hours in advance and then it is ready to serve when guests arrive. Great for those hot summer days.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the buttermilk, mustard, salt and sugar.
  2. Add shrimp, cucumber and green onion.
  3. Stir until blended.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours.
  5. Serve in chilled soup bowls.
  6. The cooking time reflects the time to chill the soup.
Most Helpful

5 5

I am so in love w/this soup, much more than I already knew I would be. I see this lovely, light & tasty soup as definitely company-worthy, esp as a starter for an otherwise heavy dinner party meal. It also has the advantage of being a make-ahead easy-fix. I made 2 sml chgs - 1 out of pers pref & 1 out of need. Green onions are only available here occ, so I subbed fresh-snipped chives. I also added 1 tsp Old Bay which I usually do in shrimp & crab dishes as I favor the flavor it lends to them. Using half shrimp & half crabmeat would be another excellent variation I cannot wait to try. Thx for sharing this sure to be repeated *winner recipe* w/us. *Yum* :-)

5 5

This is a different chilled soup, I really have not had anything like this before, I have to say it is very tasty, my DS enjoyed this for lunch in a big mug. I used small canned salad shrimp, and crushed the cucumber on my prosessor until very finely minced. This would make a great summertime soup! thanks Paula...Kitten