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

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15 min.7 min.22 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Breton Sandwich
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
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.
Breton Sandwich
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
Breton Sandwich
Lay a slice of toast on the worktop.

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

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

Stage 7
Breton Sandwich
Top with a second piece of toast.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
Breton Sandwich
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.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,937 Kcal or 8,110 Kj54 gr259 gr76 gr
97 %21 %24 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
211 Kcal or 883 Kj6 gr28 gr8 gr
11 %2 %3 %1 %
Per sandwiche
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
484 Kcal or 2,026 Kj14 gr65 gr19 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Crustaceans, Sulfites, Mustard, Gluten, Sourdough
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 sandwiches : 6.98 €
  • Per sandwiche : 1.75 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Crab meatCrab meat: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Verrine of avocado mousse and crab, Seafood feuillantines, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Crab Cakes, ... 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: Chicken club sandwich, Crab Cakes, Eggs with mayonnaise, Roscoff salad, Macédoine of vegetables, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fillets of sole Dieppoise, Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Leek and broccoli "à la flamande", Caramelized apple and walnut cake, Sorrel soup, ... All
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