Citrus-Marinated Shrimp Canapés

Top crisp slices of bread with citrus butter and tangy broiled shrimp.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1/3
cup olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon honey
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
24
uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen and tails peeled
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon orange marmalade
24
slices French baguette, 1/4 inch thick
Cilantro sprigs

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix oil, lemon juice, honey, lime peel and salt. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer than 2 hours, stirring once after half the time.
  • 2 Meanwhile, set oven control to broil. In small bowl, stir butter and marmalade until well mixed. Spread butter over baguette slices.
  • 3 Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade. On rack in broiler pan, place shrimp in single layer. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 4 to 6 minutes or until shrimp are lightly browned.
  • 4 Place 1 shrimp on each baguette slice. Garnish with cilantro.

Expert Tips

The citrus marinade can break down the shrimp if they marinate longer than two hours, resulting in a less firm texture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.