Asparagus Canapés


Asparagus Canapés
A quick and classic spring canapé of tender green asparagus stems wrapped in Parma ham with a light citrus dip
Recipe type: Appetisers
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  • 20 asparagus spears
  • 5 slices Parma ham
  • 200 ml creamy mayonnaise
  • zest 1 lemon, juice ½ lemon
  1. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil, tip in the asparagus and cook for 2 minutes until just tender. Drain well.
  2. Quarter each slice of ham, into 4 shorter strips, then wrap one around the middle of each asparagus spear.
  3. Mix the mayo with the lemon zest and juice and a little pepper and put in a small bowl.
  4. Serve with the asparagus, warm or cold, for dipping.
Serves 5 as a nibble, or 10 with other nibbles

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