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Cucumber Sandwiches

with Smoked Salmon Cream
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Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumber Sandwiches - Based on the British original: Light, tasty finger food

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
Calories:
155
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie155 kcal(7 %)
Protein9 g(9 %)
Fat6 g(5 %)
Carbohydrates13 g(9 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2.5 g(8 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D3.4 μg(17 %)
Vitamin E1.2 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin3.9 mg(33 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate32 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin5.8 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.9 μg(30 %)
Vitamin C2 mg(2 %)
Potassium221 mg(6 %)
Calcium86 mg(9 %)
Magnesium37 mg(12 %)
Iron1.4 mg(9 %)
Iodine12 μg(6 %)
Zinc1.2 mg(15 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.2 g
Uric acid61 mg
Cholesterol23 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
8
Ingredients
½
9 ounces
5 ounces
1
small Cucumber (about 250 grams)
2 sprigs
8 slices
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small knife, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Plastic wrap, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Whisk, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Bowl

Preparation steps

1.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 1

Cut a lemon in half and squeeze juice. Combine cream cheese with 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt, pepper and a few splashes of Worcestershire sauce. Mix until smooth.

2.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 2

Cut the salmon into very small pieces, fold into the cheese and refrigerate the mixture.

3.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 3

Rinse the cucumber, peel and cut lengthwise into thin slices.

4.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 4

Add cucumber slices to a bowl and sprinkle with salt. Let stand for 10 minutes, then drain the accumulated water.

5.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 5

Rinse the mint and shake dry. Pluck and chop leaves and add to the cucumber slices.

6.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 6

Spread the cream cheese mixture on the slices of bread, placing slices next to each other on the work surface.

7.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 7

Add the slices of cucumber to 4 slices of bread. 

8.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 8

Use the remaining 4 slices of bread to top the slices of bread with the cucumber, placing them cream cheese-side down and pressing well to form sandwiches. Wrap in plastic wrap until ready to serve (up to 30 minutes).

9.
Cucumber Sandwiches preparation step 9

Unwrap the sandwiches just before serving. Remove the crusts and cut the bread into bite-sized pieces. Secure with toothpicks and serve on a plate.