Shrimp Skagen (Skagenröra)

Shrimp Skagen (Skagenröra)

  • serves 4-6 as a starter
  • Easy

This simple prawn starter is courtesy of executive chef Henrik Ritzén at Nordic restaurant Aquavit, London. If you can’t get fresh horseradish, use 1 tbsp of horseradish sauce instead



  • prawns 400g, cooked and peeled
  • mayonnaise 150g
  • dill 1 bunch, finely chopped, a few sprigs reserved, to serve
  • horseradish 1 tsp, grated
  • sourdough 4 slices, toasted
  • salmon roe to serve, (optional)
  • lemon 1, wedged


  • Step 1

    Chop half the prawns and put in a bowl with the remaining whole prawns. Add the mayo with the dill, horseradish and season. Put in the fridge for 10-20 minutes before serving piled on toast with a few dollops of salmon roe, if you like, a couple of sprigs of dill, and a lemon wedge for squeezing.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 276
  • Fat 19.4g
  • Saturates 1.6g
  • Carbs 11.2g
  • Sugars 1.5g
  • Fibre 1.1g
  • Protein 13.6g
  • Salt 1.4g