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delicious and savory puff pastry
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5 from 9 votes

Savory Shrimp Puff Pastry

With it's buttery, garlic shrimp filling inside a flaky homemade pastry makes this savory shrimp puff pastry recipe a must-try appetizer.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizers, shrimp
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 334kcal
Author: Jane and Sonja



  • 1 cup flour, all purpose
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 tbsp cream cheese, light


  • 2 cups shrimp, cubed
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsp parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1.5 tbsp flour, all purpose
  • salt and pepper to taste


Prepare the Pastry

  • In a mixer, combine flour, butter and cream cheese.
  • Mix until dough forms a ball and cleans the sides of the bowl.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for 15 minutes.

Prepare the Filling

  • Add butter, onion and garlic and parsley to the pan on stove top. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp, along with some salt and pepper and mix together. Saute for another 1 minute.
  • Combine cool water with flour until you have a smooth milky mixture.
  • Add the flour water mixture to the pan, stir together a few times and put aside to cool before filling cups.

Assembling the Shrimp Puff Pastry

  • Remove dough from the fridge and shape dough into 2 dozen 1-inch balls. Place each in a paper-lined or greased miniature (1 ¾”-inch) muffin cup.
  • Press dough on bottom and sides of each cup.
  • Scoop 1 tbsp of the cool shrimp filling and place inside each cup.
  • Bake in a 365°F preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown and filling is set.
  • Cool in pans on a wire rack.


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 575mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 786IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2mg