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Poached Lemon Dill Shrimp Appetizer

Easy shrimp appetizer with olive oil, lemon, dill. Serve with crusty bread or with a salad.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 pound pound large wild shrimp in shell
  • 2 tablespoons old bay seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • juice of one lemon
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • kalamata olives
  • peppedew peppers or crushed chili pepper


  • Boil water in large sauce pan. Add old bay seasoning.
  • Add in shrimp and when water returns to boil, remove shrimp. They are done.
  • Cool shrimp. Peel shrimp. You'll find the shells will come off easily. Leave tail on.
  • Drizzle with olive oil, lemon juice. Season with salt & pepper Add olives. Sprinkle with dill. Arrange on a serving dish. Add more olive oil if needed. I added in spicy peppadew peppers, but you can also use crushed chili pepper.