Prawn Skagen

Scandinavian Prawns on Toast

This Scandinavian Prawns on Toast recipe, also known as Prawn Skagen, is a traditional dish of Sweden. This fresh and zesty delicacy is a great alternative to our classic prawn cocktail sandwich. 

Serves 2
5 mins
Difficulty: Easy


400g, cooked and peeled king prawns
150g mayonnaise
Fresh dill 1 bunch, finely chopped, a few sprigs reserved, to serve as decoration
1 spring onion, finely chopped
1 tsp of horseradish cream
Fresh ground black pepper
1 pinch of sea salt
4 slices of sourdough toasted
Salmon roe to serve
1 lemon cut into thin wedged


  1. Chop half the prawns and put in a bowl with the remaining whole prawns.
  2. Add the mayo with the dill, horseradish, spring onion and season. Put in the fridge for 10-20 minutes before serving.
  3. Spoon generously onto the toast with a few dollops of salmon roe, a couple of sprigs of dill, and a lemon wedge for squeezing.


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