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Salmon Canapes Recipe

Salmon Canapes Recipe

This appealing appetizer, with its delicate smoked salmon taste and dash of holiday color, is simply irresistible!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (7-1/2 ounces) red salmon, drained, skin and bones removed
  • 2 tablespoons minced celery
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions with tops
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 1 small cucumber, thinly sliced
  • Snack rye bread, toast or crackers
  • Fresh dill or parsley sprigs and/or sliced pimientos

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the salmon, celery and onions. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, pepper and Liquid Smoke if desired. Pour over salmon mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Just before serving, place cucumber slices on bread or crackers and top with salmon mixture. Garnish with dill, parsley and/or pimientos. Yield: 1 cup spread.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 81 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 247 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.