Smoked Salmon in Cucumber Cups

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

A cool, attractive, tasty appetizer. Perfect for any time of year or special occasion.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel cucumber; cut into 3/4-inch slices; using tiny spoon or scoop, form cucumber cup by scooping out seeds, leaving some flesh in base of cup; set aside.
  2. In medium-size bowl, flake smoked salmon, discarding skin and any bone; blend in sour cream, cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, salt, and cayenne pepper to taste.
  3. Mound salmon into cucumber cups; sprinkle lightly with a few grains cayenne pepper; garnish with additional lime peel strips, if desired.


Most Helpful

I broke up the salmon into very small pieces and mixed well to use it as a dip and I sliced cucumbers to use as chips. No salt needed since the salmon was already pretty salty and I used European style sour cream because it's thicker than regular sour cream. Excellent flavor!

Pickles McGee August 16, 2010

Tried these this weekend and took to was a good thing I had 1 early-they were gone shortly thereafter! I did add 1 oz of cream cheese to stiffen it up just a touch. They turned out really well.

futbol4me June 17, 2009

Another great recipe, Evelyn. Thank you! I made them for an engagement party and they were good, but the cukes went soft as they released water. I only made them 2-3 hours ahead, but next time I will make them just before serving. Another use for the smoked salmon stuffing would be as a salad topper or even in a wrap! YUM...

YiayiaMouse September 01, 2008

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