Chicken, Tomato and Bocconcini Canape

A canape is a bite size appetizer that is usually prepared in advance and is decorative. If you ever go to a party or reception where servers are walking around with bite size hors d’oeuvres, then you have had canapes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Steve Cylka


  • 16 round crackers or melba toast
  • 4 plum tomatoes
  • 1 roasted chicken breast
  • 6 bocconcini
  • 16 fresh basil leaves
  • honey mustard


  • Slice the plum tomatoes into 6 slices. Discard the 2 outside ends. This should give you 16 round slices.
  • Slice the chicken breast so that you get 16 equal sized slices.
  • Slice the bocconcini into three equal round pieces.
  • Assemble each canape in this order: cracker, basil leaf, tomato, chicken, honey mustard, bocconcini.


About Steve Cylka

Steve is the author of The Black Peppercorn. He is a recipe developer and food photographer. His recipes have been featured on websites like Bradley Smoker, Times Picayune, Buzzfeed, and Basil & Salt. He has also authored and co-authored a couple cookbooks.


  1. I had to come over and see what bocconcini were. I have never heard that name before. Is it a buffalo mozzarella? These canapes look wonderful! : )

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