Chilled cucumber used as a cracker is perfect for a refreshing summer appetizer or mid-afternoon snack. Up your app game with this dish that takes only 10 minutes to make and tastes as good as it looks!
Makes 20 servings
1 large chilled cucumber cut into 1/4” thick pieces
1lb whipped cream cheese
1 ½ lb (20pcs) Cooked peeled medium shrimp
3 radishes sliced thin
1 bunch chives diced
1tsp sea salt
Parsley for garnish
Mince the chives
In a bowl mix cream cheese, chives, salt and pepper
Slice the cucumber into ¼” thick pieces
Thinly slice the radishes
Spread each cucumber slice evenly with the cream cheese mixture and lay a radish slice on top of each. On top of the radish place 1 shrimp on each. Sprinkle top with salt and pepper to taste and garnish each piece with 1 sprig of parsley.
Place on tray and serve immediately.
All photos on page: Marie Lombardo