Creamy Shrimp and Dill on Cucumber Slices (Skagenröra)
July 21, 2020
Toast Skagen, or Skagenröra, is a popular Scandinavian appetizer that’s as easy as can be yet a crowd pleaser.
The original version—named after Skagen, a fishing port in northern Denmark—dates back to the 1950s, when legend has it that Swedish restaurateur Tore Wretman whipped it up during a regatta on board his sailboat to cheer up his crew after the wind ceased to work in their favor.
This creamy, herb-flecked shrimp salad is typically served on triangles of buttered toast, but I’ve lightened up my Skagenröra by using cucumber slices instead of toast. Serve with a chilled crisp yet mineral-rich white wine such as Viognier or Semillon, or perhaps a refreshing beer.
Creamy Shrimp and Dill on Cucumber Slices with Ikura (Skagenröra på Skivet Agurk)
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