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Scandinavian Dill Shrimp on a plate with lime and lemons

Scandinavian Lemon Dill Shrimp Recipe

Scandinavian Lemon Dill Shrimp Recipe peel and eat shrimp, shrimp boil, quick and easy to make. Perfect for shrimp cocktail, and langostino, clams, or crab.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 6 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Scandinavian, Swedish
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 45 kcal


  • 1 lb large shrimp 16-20 count
  • 3 tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 oz whole dill stems and all
  • 1 1/2 tsp pink salt
  • 2 tbsp monk fruit sweetener
  • 4 tbsp Masala Wine
  • 4 1/2 cups water


  • First, get a medium size pan.
  • Squeeze lemon juice into the pot adding the rind of the lemon to the pot as well.
  • Place in the remaining ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Boil until shrimp turn pink approximately 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Place the cooled shrimp with the juices into the fridge overnight to absorb some of the juices.
  • Remove from the fridge and remove the shells or allow guests to peel and eat.
  • Place shrimp in a nice decorative rim of a bowl add cocktail sauce and lemon slices to serve.

Chef's Note: Keep shells if you wish to make a seafood bisque or broth with them. Place the shells into a freezer bag and freeze until the day you intend to use them.


    Nutrition Facts
    Servings 8.0
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 45
    % Daily Value *
    Total Fat 1 g 1 %
    Saturated Fat 0 g 1 %
    Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
    Trans Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 83 mg 28 %
    Sodium 712 mg 30 %
    Potassium 61 mg 2 %
    Total Carbohydrate 1 g 0 %
    Dietary Fiber 0 g 0 %
    Sugars 0 g  
    Protein 8 g 15 %
    Vitamin A 7 %
    Vitamin C 9 %
    Calcium 12 %
    Iron 7 %
    * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
    Keyword Boiled Shrimp, Cabbage Recipe, Dill Shrimp, Party Recipe, Peel and Eat Shrimp, Quick and Easy, Shrimp, Shrimp Recipe