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Smoked Oysters Canapé

Smoked Oysters Canapé
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Full of flavor, with delicate fishy and smoky notes, and with a fruity touch of vinegar – these oysters create a very easy to make and attractive appetizer.

These savory canapés are great for serving with cocktails or by themselves.

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Regular or dark breads make the most tasteful pairings to smoked oysters. I like to buy a package of rye cocktail bread (for lots of canapés) or use toasted rye sandwich bread (for just 4-8 canapés).

For the zesty part, I use a mixture of tiny marinated cucumbers (cornichons) and marinated pearl onions. Oops… I was going to include a link to a recipe of one of my favorite condiments (the marinated pearl onions), and found that it was not yet published. Hopefully, I will fix this tomorrow.

One day later: here it is the Pickled Pearl Onions recipe.

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For a more dramatic effect, serve the smoked oyster canapé on a black slate or a dark wood board.

This is an exquisite and flavorful appetizer for a New Year party.

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Instructions:

Arrange one smoked oyster on a piece of bread. Top with a cornichon or marinated pearl onion. Secure with a cocktail pick or toothpick.

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Smoked Oysters Canapé

Author: Nina Phomina
Course Appetizers, Fish and Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 to 10 canapes
Author Nina Phomina

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (3 oz/85 g) smoked oysters
  • 8-10 cocktail rye bread slices
  • 8-10 cornichons and marinated pearl onions (or pickled baby cucumbers, or slices)

Instructions

  1. Arrange one smoked oyster on a piece of bread. Top with a cornichon or marinated pearl onion. Secure with a cocktail pick or toothpick.

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