Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

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Prep: 5 mins

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 2 slices of toast
  • 55g tub of potted shrimps
  • about ½ lemon, juice only
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    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
    Watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

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

Method

  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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gwengarner
1st Jul, 2012
How do I make the potted shrimp please?
julie_eaglen
20th Mar, 2011
I think this is one of the classic versions of potted shrimps, done by clarifying the butter (not all do): http://www.retrofoodrecipes.com/potted_shrimps.html
mjpatrikios
2nd Mar, 2011
Yes also thought the recipe would show me how to make potted shrimp. Can someone tell us???
joffal
27th Feb, 2011
1.05
Hardly a recipe.
hanna136
21st Jan, 2011
Is this really a recipe? How to spread potted shrimps on a slice of toast?
bgee123
20th Jan, 2011
Mee Too !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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sassymoo3
25th Jul, 2010
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
5th Jul, 2010
1.05
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
19th Nov, 2009
5.05
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.
chocoholicsal
21st Jul, 2009
Hi Mr Tom - Both Waitrose & Booths stock them, alternatively you can get your fix at www.morecambebayshrimps.com. Hope this helps!

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