Shrimp Skagen Recipe

Skagen toast

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Invented by Swede Tore Wretman in 1958, skagen is now firmly established as a traditional dish. It's super quick to make, why not try it as a simple starter. It's really easy and makes a nice, sophisticated change to a prawn cocktail


Try our skagen toast recipe then check out our gravadlax, cinnamon buns and more Scandinavian recipes.



  • cooked, peeled small prawns 200g
  • small red onion 1/2 small, finely chopped
  • mayonnaise 2 tbsp
  • soured cream 1 tbsp
  • lemon 1/2
  • white pepper
  • dill chopped to make 1/2 tbsp, plus a little to decorate
  • brioche or sourdough or slices or butter or toasted
  • fish roe to serve


  • Step 1

    Put the prawns and onion in a bowl and add the mayonnaise and soured cream. Season with a squeeze of lemon juice, some white pepper and salt. Leave for 5 minutes and then stir in the dill. Pile onto the toasts and decorate with roe and dill.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 350
  • Fat 18g
  • Carbs 25.3g
  • Fibre 1.2g
  • Protein 21.6g
  • Salt 1.2g