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Fresh Crab and Watercress Sandwich

CD    MC  10mins


Makes 1 Sandwich        Cold   Seafood   Shellfish   Lunch Main Course   Teatime   Tea   Snack   Eggless

2 Thin Slices White or Wholemeal Bread
A Little Butter
100g/4oz fresh Cooked Crabmeat (white or brown and white meat mixed)
1 tbsp Cream Cheese
A squeeze of Lemon Juice
teasp Ground Paprika
1 tbsp roughly chopped Watercress


1. Lightly butter one side of both slices of bread and set aside.

2. Place the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix gently but thoroughly.

3. Place on the buttered side of one slice of bread then top with the other slice of bread, buttered side down.

4. Cut into quarters before serving.

Also good made with ordinary cress or mustard and cress.





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Key Cooking techniques

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size

Slice to -  To cut food, such as vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Boil - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.


Make Ahead/ Freeze


Tips, Options and Substitutions

Main equipment required to make this recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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