*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Salad Nest Appetizers
 
 Recipe By     :FOODWINE List (Listserv@CMUVM.CSV.CMICH.EDU)
 Serving Size  : 24   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         Salad Nests
   24      frozen        mini phyllo dough shells
                         Almond Chicken Filling
    2      cups          cooked chicken -- finely chopped
      1/2  cup           sliced almonds, toasted & -- chopped
      1/4  cup           red onion -- finely chopped
    3      tablespoons   fresh parsley -- minced
    2      tablespoons   capers, rinsed, patted dry & -- chopped
      1/2  cup           mayonnaise
                         toasted sliced almonds -- for garnish
                         Ham & Egg Filling
    4      ounces        smoked ham (about 1 cup) -- finely chopped
    3      large         eggs, hard-cooked, cooled & -- finely chopped
      1/2  cup           mayonnaise
      1/4  cup           fresh dill -- finely snipped
    1      tablespoon    cider vinegar
    1      tablespoon    dry mustard
                         fresh dill springs & sieved egg yolk -- for garnish
                         Crabmeat Filling
   12      ounces        crabmeat (about 2 cups) -- picked over
    5      medium        red raishes (about 1/4 cup) -- finely chopped
    1      medium        scallion (about 1/4 cup) -- finely chopped
      1/3  cup           mayonnaise
      1/4  cup           fresh cilantro -- finely chopped
      1/2  teaspoon      lime peel -- freshly grated
    2      teaspoons     fresh lime juice
      1/2  teaspoon      dark sesame oil
      1/4  teaspoon      hot pepper sauce
                         thinly sliced scallion greens -- for garnish
 
 Thaw mini phyllo shells.
 
 For each filling:  Mix all ingredients together (except for garnishes) until
 well blended.  Just before serving, spoon rounded tablespoons into room
 temperature shells; garnish.  Each filling recipe make enough for 24 shells.
  Fillings may be made 1 day ahead.  Store, tightly covered, in the
 refrigerator.  Make sure shells are brought to room temperature before
 filling.
 
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