Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

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Prep: 5 mins


Makes 6 chunky fingers
Rich, buttery potted shrimps are a real British delicacy - and this dish is ready in just five minutes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: nutrition per finger

  • kcal84
  • fat4g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre1g
  • protein4g
  • salt1.22g
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  • 2 slices of toast
  • 55g tub of potted shrimps
  • about ½ lemon, juice only



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • cayenne pepper
  • watercress sprigs and lemon wedges, to serve



    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…


  1. Spread the toast slices with the potted shrimps. Add a squeeze of lemon and a sprinkling of cayenne.

  2. Cut into fingers, add a sprig of watercress to each one and serve straight away with lemon wedges for squeezing over.

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Comments (14)

gwengarner's picture

How do I make the potted shrimp please?

mjpatrikios's picture

Yes also thought the recipe would show me how to make potted shrimp. Can someone tell us???

joffal's picture

Hardly a recipe.

hanna136's picture

Is this really a recipe? How to spread potted shrimps on a slice of toast?

bgee123's picture

Mee Too !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

sassymoo3's picture

Well, was hoping this was a recipe to show me how to actually make potted shrimps, not just how to spread it on toast!

miniminx59's picture

sorry, but needing a recipe to show how potted shrimps could be made into a tasty snack by spreading on toast means a serious lack of imagination!!

i clicked on this hoping to find out how to actually make potted shrimp. is there a proper recipe on this site somewhere?

natalie96's picture

If Jamie Oliver can put fish finger sandwiches in one of his books then i dont see anything wrong with someone showing us how to turn potted shrimps into a tasty snack.

Very tasty.

troleman's picture

I LOVE potted shrimps on toast. A great favourite in the North West. But where to buy them East of the pennines? Does anyone know?

mineke's picture

@susiesu, I'm with you on this one.
Next they will feature peanutbutter sandwiches as a recipe. ;-)

j0hnharding's picture

I've done something very similar to this as a starter for posh dinner parties for a number of years - who cares that it's barely a recipe when it SO delicious! Try it on wholemeal soda bread with a roasted baby beet relish

susiesu's picture

Is this really a recipe?

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