Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches

Step by step recipe:

  1. 9 min.Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches  : Photo of step #1
    Prepare cocktail sauce.

    Put 100 g crab meat in a bowl with 1 tbs cocktail sauce and mix well.

    Set aside.
  2. 5 min.Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches  : Photo of step #2
    Cut 2 slices smoked salmon into small pieces, put in a bowl with 1 tbs cocktail sauce and mix well.

    Set aside.
  3. 20 min.Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches  : Photo of step #3
    Peel 2 tomatoes, cut into quarters and discard the insides to get tomato "petals".
  4. 5 min.Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches  : Photo of step #4
    Cut ½ lettuce into fine shreds (chiffonade), put in a bowl with 1 tbs cocktail sauce and mix well.

    Set aside.
  5. 1 min.Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches  : Photo of step #5
    Cut 2 slices smoked ham in two and put each half in a hot frying pan for 20 seconds on each side.
  6. 4 min.Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches  : Photo of step #6
    Toast 12 slices Sandwich bread.
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    Start assembling sandwiches:

    Put 1 slice of toast in front of you, add a half slice of fried ham.
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    Put on some shredded lettuce.
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    Then crab or salmon depending which sandwich you are making.
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    Put another slice of toast on top.
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    Another layer of salad, 2 tomato quarters and more crab (or salmon).
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    Finish with a final slice of toast.
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    Fix with 2 tooth-picks to keep it all together.
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    Trim sandwich edges with a bread (or other serrated) knife, then cut diagonally into two triangles.

    Traditionally, club sandwiches are served in triangle shapes.
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    Serve 1 crab triangle and 1 salmon triangle per guest.

Remarks:

Club sandwiches are very filling, it's a main course rather than a starter.

If you don't like cocktail sauce, don't hesitate to make them with mayonnaise or sauce rémoulade.

Source:

Home made.

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