Festive Canapé Recipes

Festive Canapé Recipes to try.

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I don’t know about you, but this time of year I always like to have a few festive canapé recipes at the ready just in case any last minute callers pop by, and I have to rustle up some seasonal fayre to keep the wolf from the door. So this week we thought we’d share some delicious canapé winners which are easy to make and taste delicious to boot.

Prawn & Chorizo Skewers

You will need…

225g chorizo, thinly sliced

16 cooked, peeled king prawns

Zest 1 lemon and juice of half

Handful flat leaf parsley, finely chopped

One crushed garlic clove

1 tbsp olive oil

Makes 16

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Here’s what to do… 

  1. Fry the chorizo until slightly crisp. Skewer between each prawn, transfer to a baking tray and cook (180C) for 5 minutes until warmed through.
  2. Mix the lemon zest, juice, parsley, garlic, olive oil together and add any juices from cooking the chorizo.
  3. Top each warmed prawn and serve.

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Fig & Goats Cheese Wraps

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You will need…

80g (5-6 slices) prosciutto di Parma

70g goats cheese without rind

Four ripe figs, quartered

Juice ½ lemon

Salt and pepper

Makes 16

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Here’s what to do…

  1. Cut the prosciutto into 4 to produce four strips per slice.
  2. Spread approx ½ tsp soft goats cheese on the fig quarter and wrap with the prosciutto strips.
  3. Season and grill for about 1 minute or until the goat’s cheese begins to melt and the prosciutto crisps up.
  4. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve immediately.

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If you are after some delicious cocktail recipes to go with our canapé selection, then pop over to our post with Tattam’s Bar here.

So as the Two Ronnies used to say… that’s it from me… for the Christmas period at least – I’m signing off until after New Year. If you want to stalk me across my other social media, I’ll mostly be fannying around on Instagram @notesbyastylist. Have a fabulous festive period and see you on the other side!

I’ve added this post to the amazing #SaturdayShareLinkup run by lovely Catherine from Not Dressed as Lamb. Pop over there to discover some other lovely reads this weekend.

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