Prawn & cucumber canape
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Prawn & cucumber canape

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Serves 6

Pretty and tasty canape - looks particularly nice if several identical ones are arranged on a plate

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  • Packet of fresh cooked prawns
  • Melba toasts, cut to 3cm-square (approx)
  • 1 spring onion
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • thinly sliced cucumber (1 slice per canape)
  • wasabe paste
  • Sesame seeds toasted
  • coriander leaves (1 leaf per canape)


    1. Toast a tablespoon of sesame seeds in a dry frying pan until golden colour and aromatic
    2. Very finely chop about 3cm of a spring onion and combine with the mayonnaise, a small squirt of wasabe paste and a teaspoon of sesame seeds.
    3. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on each toast square
    4. Layer on a finely sliced piece of cucumber
    5. Place a prawn on each canape, and sprinkle with a few sesame seeds.
    6. Roll up quite tightly (but without damaging) a single leaf of coriander, place the stem end in the centre of the prawn and allow to uravel so that it remains standing upright.
    7. Arrange several canapes on a plate and serve.

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17th Dec, 2013
Delicious, and has the wow factor. Thank you for the recipe! Love it. And so did everyone else :)
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