Here’s a delicious, light and easy verrine recipe to add to your summer aperitifs!

Verified on 22/06/2023 by Alexane Flament, Editor
Voici une délicieuse recette de verrine facile et légère à ajouter à vos apéros d’été !

The combination of melon, scampi and cucumber is delicious! Their combination adds a fresh, light flavor!

Verrines are an excellent choice for summer aperitifs! Let yourself be tempted by this fabulous melon, langoustine and cucumber verrine recipe!

The list of ingredients required…

To make this recipe, here are the ingredients you need to have in your cupboards!

  • 1 ripe melon
  • 200 g cooked and shelled langoustines
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • A few fresh mint leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste

A quick, easy and nutritious recipe!

To begin, peel the melon, remove the seeds and dice finely. Reserve a few cubes for decoration. Cut the cucumber into small cubes, also reserving a few cubes for decoration.

In a bowl, combine the diced melon, cucumber and langoustine. Finely chop the shallot and fresh mint, then add to the melon and langoustine mixture.

In another small bowl, prepare the vinaigrette by mixing lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the melon, langoustine and cucumber mixture. Toss gently to coat all ingredients.

Divide the mixture between the verrines. Decorate each glass with a few cubes of melon, cucumber and a mint leaf.

Chill the verrines in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. Serve the melon, langoustine and cucumber verrines chilled as an appetizer or as an aperitif!

These verrines are light, refreshing and perfect for summer.

Did you know?

Melon is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It also aids digestion and helps maintain healthy skin.

Langoustines are high in protein, low in fat and contain heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Langoustines provide excellent minerals such as zinc and selenium.

Cucumbers, on the other hand, are rich in water, fiber and vitamins! It contains around 96% water, making it a very hydrating vegetable.