Chilled cucumber & prawn skewers

Chilled cucumber & prawn skewers

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Prep: 25 mins plus marinating. No cook


Serves 10
Thread crunchy cucumber and juicy prawns onto skewers to make elegant canapés - perfect for an al fresco dinner party

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal20
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.8g


  • 20 peeled and cooked king prawns (about 200g)
  • zest and juice ½ lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • ½ tsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp rapeseed oil
    Rapeseed oil

    Rapeseed oil

    If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

  • 1 cucumber


  1. Mix the prawns, lemon zest and juice, poppy seeds and oil in a bowl, and leave to marinate for 10-20 mins while you prepare the cucumber.

  2. Peel 20 strips from the cucumber, running the peeler down the full length. Stop and turn the cucumber when the peelings get a bit too seedy.

  3. Thread each cucumber strip onto a small wooden skewer, bending back and forth to create ruffles. Add a prawn to each and put in the fridge to chill until the party.

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