Shrimp Canapes Shrimp Canapes

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : ©


  • 12 large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 12 slices pumpernickel cocktail bread
  • 12 slices English cucumbers
  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • fresh chives
  • lemon slices (optional)


In pot of simmering salted water, poach shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes or just until pink. Drain well and let cool. (Can be covered and refrigerated for up to 8 hours.)

Place bread slices on serving tray; top each with cucumber slice, then shrimp. In small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, chives, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Dot top of each shrimp with dollop of mayonnaise mixture. Garnish with fresh chives, and lemon (if using).

Nutritional facts <b>Per appetizer:</b> about

  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 70.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g
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Shrimp Canapes