Potted shrimps on toast

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a starter
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Fish etc.: the ultimate book for seafood lovers

By Mark Hix

Published 2004

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This is a nice simple starter that can be made the day - or even a few days - before and just brought out of the fridge an hour or so ahead of time to allow it to soften up slightly. Morecambe Bay, on the Lancashire coast, is the home of shrimping in Britain and many commercial potted shrimps come from there. Ask your fishmonger to order you some peeled brown shrimps, because it could take you the best part of a day to peel enough for four. They will be expensive but well worth it. If you c