Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

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(4 ratings)

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


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