Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

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(4 ratings)

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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troleman
5th Sep, 2008
4.05
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
19th Mar, 2008
@susiesu, I'm with you on this one. Next they will feature peanutbutter sandwiches as a recipe. ;-)
j0hnharding
17th Feb, 2008
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
30th Dec, 2007
Is this really a recipe?

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