Breton Sandwich

Breton Sandwich
This is a sandwich with a difference: its Breton character comes not only from the crab in mayonnaise, but also from pieces of "galette" (buckwheat pancake), fried in butter.
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Last modified on: November 11th 2015

Keywords for this recipe:SandwichBrittanyMayoCrabGaletteSarrasinCrunchy
For 4 sandwiches, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
15 min.7 min.22 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Breton Sandwich : Photo of step #1
Peel 1 red onion and slice thinly into rounds.

Slice 1 tomato (I'm using a green variety here).

Prepare the lettuce leaves.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Breton Sandwich : Photo of step #2
Melt 30 g butter in a frying pan on medium heat.

Tear 1 buckwheat pancake into pieces and fry until golden brown.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Wjen nicely browned, salt lightly and set aside.

Mix 100 g crab meat with 50 g Mayonnaise and the chopped 1 tablespoon herbs of your choice.

Stage 4
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Lay a slice of toast on the worktop.

Stage 5
Breton Sandwich : Photo of step #5
Spread a layer of crab mayonnaise with herbs, then add a slice of tomato and a few onion rings.

Stage 6
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Add some lettuce and pieces of fried buckwheat pancake.

Stage 7
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Top with a second piece of toast.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
Breton Sandwich : Photo of step #8
Make all the sandwiches like this.

These sandwiches are traditionally served cut into triangles and held one on top of the other with toothpicks.
You can use a sea fish, such as salmon, instead of the crab if you prefer.
Should be eaten the day it is made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,917 Kcal or 8,026 Kj54 gr259 gr74 gr
96 %21 %24 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
208 Kcal or 871 Kj6 gr28 gr8 gr
10 %2 %3 %1 %
Per sandwiche
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
479 Kcal or 2,005 Kj14 gr65 gr18 gr
24 %5 %6 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 sandwiches : 6.98 €
  • Per sandwiche : 1.75 €

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Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Crab meatCrab meat: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crab Cakes, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Verrine of avocado mousse and crab, Seafood feuillantines, ... All
Lettuce leavesLettuce leaves: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Scandinavian cocktail, ... All
MayonnaiseMayonnaise: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cucumber and salmon salad, Avocado with Tuna, Breton coleslaw, Surprise bread, Tomato ladybirds, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Ramekins of duchess potatoes, Rich hazelnut buttercream, Craquelin (sweet cracker dough), Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, ... All
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