Citrus-Marinated Shrimp Canapés

Citrus-Marinated Shrimp Canapés

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

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

24

servings

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.
Makes 24 servings
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Kitchen Tip
The citrus marinade can break down the shrimp if they marinate longer than two hours, resulting in a less firm texture.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.