The most popular and classic of all Swedish gourmet dishes, with hand-peeled shrimp from the west coast, dill, mayo, horseradish and topped with nordic caviar.

Toast Skagen

Creamy Swedish shrimp salad on toast.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4 portions


  • 500 g cooked and hand-peeled shrimp
  • 1/2 bunch dill
  • 2 tbsp grated horseradish
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • salt & pepper
  • 8 brioche or white bread slices
  • Optional: Nordic Caviar


  • Chop the peeled shrimp and let them dry on kitchen paper or leave in a sift for 10 minutes.
  • Mix mayonnaise, grated horseradish, dill (save some dill for garnish) and salt and pepper.
  • Add the chopped shrimp to the creamy mixture.
  • Fry the bread in butter.
  • Serve the shrimp mixture on top of the fried bread and top with caviar for a true elegant nordic taste, garnish with a sprig of dill and a lemon wedge on the side.