Easy hedgehog canapé skewers served on a tray

Easy hedgehog canapé skewers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Makes 36 skewers

Make these crowd-pleasing hedgehog canapé skewers for a party. With tomato and mozzarella, cheese and pineapple, and prawn and cucumber options, they're perfect for a family gathering

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal34
fat3g
saturates1g
carbs1g
sugars1g
fibre0.2g
protein2g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

You will need

  • 36 bamboo (or reusable) short skewers or long toothpicks

Method

  • STEP 1

    To make a hedgehog to push the skewers into, use a grapefruit with the base trimmed flat, or use a cucumber to make a longer holder.

  • STEP 2

    For mozzarella & tomato skewers, tip the mozzarella into a bowl, mix the pesto with the olive oil and pour it over the cheese. Wrap a basil leaf around each mozzarella pearl and thread onto the skewers alternating with the tomatoes.

  • STEP 3

    For the cheese & pineapple skewers, sandwich a piece of pineapple between a piece of cheddar and a piece of red leicester on a skewer. If you want to be very neat, trim the pineapple to match the cheese (eat the offcuts).

  • STEP 4

    To make prawn skewers, put the prawns in a bowl and squeeze over the lemon, and season with pepper, but not salt. Tip the cucumber into a bowl, add the sesame oil and seeds and toss together. Fold a cucumber ribbon and push it onto a skewer, followed by a prawn and another cucumber ribbon.

  • STEP 5

    Push all the skewers into your hedgehog or arrange them on a platter, keeping each type separate.

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