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Potted shrimps & watercress on toast

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

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Makes 6 chunky fingers
  • Easy
  • Makes 6 chunky fingers
  • Easy
  • Calories 84
  • Carbohydrates 8
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sugar 0
  • Protein 4
  • Fat 4
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 1.22

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 84
  • Carbohydrates 8
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sugar 0
  • Protein 4
  • Fat 4
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 1.22

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of toast
  • 55g tub of potted shrimps
  • about ½ lemon, juice only
  • cayenne pepper
  • watercress sprigs and lemon wedges, to serve

Tip

Buying the best
The best potted shrimps come from Morecambe Bay, with those from the Norfolk coast a close second.

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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