Shrimp Sandwiches

Shrimp Sandwiches

Sandwiches are a satisfying and easy-to-eat snack, perfect for a buffet or snack on weekdays. A variety of ingredients that can be used for this, allows you to make the menu truly rich. Sandwiches with shrimp will decorate the holiday table, are well suited as a snack to champagne and white table wine, as well as beer. They look elegant and appetizing, and their taste can be very different - it all depends on what the cook has decided to add to the main product.

Cooking Features

Shrimp sandwiches are good because they do not require great culinary skills. When using the minimum number of ingredients, a tasty and appetizing snack is obtained, which looks equally good on an ordinary and festive table. Knowing some of the secrets will make it according to the author's recipes, based on existing ones.

  • For shrimp sandwiches, wheat bread is most often used. On rye bread, they will get a new taste. New shades of it can be obtained by replacing the loaf with crackers, bread or using vegetables as a solid base.
  • When cooking hot sandwiches, bread can be smeared with a thin layer of butter, then the snack will be even juicier, with a pleasant creamy taste.
  • Sandwiches with shrimps will be tastier if the bread is dried in an oven or toaster. Some fry it in a dry or oiled frying pan. Excess fat is removed by putting roasted bread on a napkin.
  • Small shrimp canapes look good with shrimps. To give them a beautiful shape, you can use a glass, glass or small baking dishes. With their help, it is easy to squeeze out beautiful figures from bread.
  • Shrimps designed for sandwiches are boiled and peeled. Do not boil them for a long time, so that they do not become rigid, it is enough to hold them in boiling water for 5 minutes.
  • Some recipes for sandwiches with shrimps require the use of tiger shrimps, such snacks are usually made for the festive table. In most cases, the usual fine small shrimp, which are much cheaper.

Even with shrimp sandwiches will look unappetizing, if you make them sloppy, do not pay enough attention to their decoration. It is better to spend the extra 5-10 minutes, but to make an appealing appetizer, rather than casually putting the ingredients on the bread, building an unaesthetic pyramid.

Sandwiches with shrimp and cheese


  • French baguette - 0, 3 kg;
  • boiled-frozen shrimps, unpeeled - 0.5 kg;
  • cream cheese - 0, 25 kg;
  • hard cheese - 30 g;
  • fresh greens - 50 g;
  • olive oil - how much will leave.

Method of preparation:

  • Boil the shrimp in salted water with the addition of dill, fresh or dried, ground black pepper. Cool and clean.
  • Set aside some greens to decorate the dish, chop some of them.
  • Coarsely chop the cream cheese, put it in the blender bowl, add the chopped greens, mix with the help of the aggregate.
  • Bread cut diagonally into pieces of elliptical shape. The optimum thickness of each piece is 7-8 mm.
  • Smear the pan with olive oil, fry pieces of baguette on both sides.
  • When the bread has cooled, cover it with a thick layer of cream cheese.
  • Spread the shrimp over the sandwiches, slightly digging them into the cheese with their tails.
  • Chop the remaining greens.
  • Hard cheese finely grate.
  • Sprinkle sandwiches with a mixture of cheese and greens. Additionally they can be decorated with dill sprigs.

Despite the simplicity of the composition, sandwiches look festive and tempting, have a pleasant taste. They will not leave your guests indifferent.

Sandwiches with shrimps, tomatoes and olives


  • sliced ​​loaf - 0, 35 kg;
  • peeled shrimps (preferably large) - 0.3 kg;
  • tomatoes - 0, 3 kg;
  • lime or lemon - 1 pc .;
  • pitted olives - 100 g;
  • garlic - 2 cloves;
  • olive oil - how much will leave;
  • greens - for decoration.

Method of preparation:

  • Cut tomatoes into cubes approximately one centimeter or one and a half.
  • Finely chop the garlic with a knife.
  • Mix tomatoes with olives and garlic, adding juice squeezed from lime to them.
  • Boil the shrimps in salted water, dry, then roast on both sides, put in a pan with boiling olive oil.
  • Not too thin slices cut loaf, fry on both sides.
  • When the loaves are cool, spread the vegetable mixture over them. Top off the grilled shrimp. Garnish with basil or parsley.

Sandwiches made according to this recipe have a fresh, slightly savory taste, they are quite useful. If you want to reduce their caloric content, take for the basis of a loaf of bran and dry the slices in a dry frying pan, without using butter. Shrimp in this case is also better not to fry.

Sandwiches with shrimp, pepper and horseradish


  • long loaf - 0, 3-0, 35 kg;
  • boiled and peeled shrimps (small ones are also possible) - 0.3 kg;
  • processed cheese - 150 g;
  • grated horseradish with lemon juice - 10 g;
  • pitted olives - 100 g;
  • Bulgarian pepper - 0, 2 kg;
  • chili sauce - 10 ml;
  • greens - for decoration.

Cooking methods:

  • Boil water, lightly salt it, and throw shrimp in it. Cook for 4-5 minutes, fold to a colander. Peel the cooled shrimps, lay them on two plates, trying to put the most beautiful and large ones in one of them.
  • Those shrimps that you find least attractive should be finely chopped with a knife.
  • Add to chopped shrimp horseradish, finely chopped peppers, sauce, mix well.
  • Hold the cheese for half an hour in the freezer, then rub and mix with the other chopped products.
  • Bread cut into thin slices, dry them in the oven or toaster.
  • Spread a lot of cheese, shrimp, pepper, horseradish and hot sauce over the sandwiches.
  • Garnish with whole shrimp, black olives and greens.

Seafood sandwiches made according to the above recipe will appeal to lovers of spicy dishes. They are good on their own or as a snack to a frothy drink.

Light shrimp and cucumber sandwiches


  • breads - 10 pcs .;
  • boiled and peeled shrimps - 0, 2 kg;
  • fresh cucumber - 0, 2 kg;
  • Feta cheese or similar - 100 g;
  • grapefruit - 10 cloves;
  • greens - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Cook the shrimp.
  • Wash cucumber, dry with a napkin, cut into slices.
  • Mash the cheese with a fork, cover it with a thin layer of bread.
  • Spread the cucumber slices and place the shrimps on them.
  • Peel the grapefruit, cut it into slices, free them from the film and spread them into sandwiches.
  • Decorate each sandwich with a sprig of dill or parsley.

Such shrimp sandwiches will appeal to those who watch the figure.

Hot shrimp sandwiches


  • toaster bread - 8 slices;
  • shrimps, cooked and frozen, peeled - 150 g;
  • mayonnaise - 50 ml;
  • garlic - 2 cloves;
  • cheese - 0, 2 kg;
  • tomatoes - 0, 3 kg;
  • seasonings to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Thaw shrimps by folding them into a colander to drain the water. If you do not have boiled-frozen seafood, but simply frozen, then throw them into boiling water and cook for 2-3 minutes, then drain them in a colander and wait for the water to drain.
  • Skip garlic through a press and mix with mayonnaise.
  • Chop grated cheese with small holes.
  • Wash tomatoes, dry with a napkin, cut into medium-sized slices.
  • Smear bread with mayonnaise sauce, spread on it slices of tomatoes and shrimp. Salt and sprinkle with seasonings.
  • Pour the ingredients in cheese.
  • Put sandwiches on a baking sheet.
  • Heat the oven to 180 degrees, put a pan with sandwiches in it.
  • Bake them until the cheese is melted.

Sandwiches made according to this recipe are recommended to be served hot. They can be made for breakfast or as a supplement to the main meal. Mayonnaise in the recipe can be replaced with butter, garlic excluded from the composition of the snack - the dish will get a more delicate flavor. Replacing tomatoes with pickled cucumbers, in contrast, will add a piquancy snack.

Shrimp sandwiches - a light and healthy snack that can be made on weekdays and for the festive table. A good idea would be to prepare such a treat for a feast, organized in the form of a buffet table.

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