Cucumber and Shrimp Canapés
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Recipe type: appetizer
Serves: 6-8
  • ⅓ cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 20 cooked and peeled salad shrimp
  • 1 English cucumber
  1. Mix together the cream cheese, 2 teaspoons of the lemon juice, the dried dill, and the salt until smooth. Place in a zip-top bag or in a pastry bag.
  2. Toss the shrimp with the remaining lemon juice. Using a small paring knife, slice the shrimp lengthwise down body, filleting it open.
  3. Peel the cucumber if desired, and then slice into ¼" slices. Pipe a small dab of cream cheese onto each cucumber slice, and top with a shrimp. Garnish with dill, if desired.
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