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A plateful of Toast Skagan, shrimps in a mayonaise mixture topped with caviar, garnished with dill and a thin slice of lemon.

Toast Skagan (A Swedish prawn toast appetizer)

A wonderful little appetizer sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Swedish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Refrigeration time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 325kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • 1/2 cup shrimp peeled and de-veined
  • 1/4 medium red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup dill chopped
  • 1/2 lemon juice of
  • 3 Tbsps Mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp Sour Cream
  • 1 Tbsp Horseradish grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 Slices Sourdough bread cut into thirds or rounds
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • Dill for garnish
  • lemon slices for garnish
  • 1 jar Caviar/ roe as desired


  • In a bowl gently mix together the shrimp, red onion, dill, mayonnaise, sour cream and lemon juice until well combined.
  • Add in the horseradish and salt and pepper to taste
  • Cover and place in refrigerator so flavors can meld together at least 30 minutes.
  • Cut the bread into the desired form, small toasts or rounds.
  • In a frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat and transfer the bread pieces to the pan.
  • Fry each side until golden brown.
  • Top each piece of toast with a generous helping of the shrimp mixture and a big dollop of caviar. Garnish with a piece of dill and lemon.


Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 573mg | Potassium: 167mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 3mg