Shrimp Cocktail Canapes Shrimp Cocktail Canapes

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Elegant all-in-one shrimp cocktail bites bring bread, dip and seafood together beautifully. If you'd like to forgo the bread, the cocktail sauce alone is a great dip for shrimp. It also makes an ideal topper for broiled fish.

  • Portion size 28 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2013


  • 7 slices white sandwich bread crusts removed
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 28 medium shrimp tails removed and rinsed (about 300 g)
  • fresh cilantro leaves
Cocktail Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons tomato-based chili sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


Using rolling pin, flatten each slice of bread to 1/8-inch (3 mm) thickness; cut each into 4 squares. Brush cups of mini muffin tin with half of the butter.

Press square into each well; brush with remaining butter. Bake in 400 F (200 C) oven until golden, about 6 minutes. Let cool on rack.

: Let stand at room temperature for up to 3 hours.

Cocktail Sauce: Meanwhile, in bowl, stir together mayonnaise, cilantro, horseradish, chili sauce and Worcestershire sauce.

Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.

Fill each toast cup with about 1/2 tsp of the sauce; top with shrimp. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutritional facts per piece: about

  • Fibre trace
  • Sodium 84 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 39.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Potassium 32 mg
  • Cholesterol 23 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g


  • Iron 4.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
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