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 3 reds onion and slice thinly into rounds.

Slice 3 tomatoes (I'm using a green variety here).

Prepare the lettuce leaves.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Breton Sandwich
Melt 90 g butter in a frying pan on medium heat.

Tear 3 buckwheat pancakes into pieces and fry until golden brown.

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

Mix 300 g crab meat with 150 g Mayonnaise and the chopped 3 tablespoons 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
7,806 Kcal or 32,682 Kj181 gr807 gr428 gr
390 %70 %76 %65 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
283 Kcal or 1,185 Kj7 gr29 gr16 gr
14 %3 %3 %2 %
Per sandwiche
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
650 Kcal or 2,721 Kj15 gr67 gr36 gr
33 %6 %6 %5 %
% 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, Shellfish, Sulfites, Mustard, Gluten, leaven
How much will it cost?
  • For 12 sandwiches : 20.95 €
  • 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: Crab Cakes, Seafood feuillantines, Verrine of avocado mousse and crab, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , ... 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: Avocado with Sautéed Prawns , Surprise bread, Macédoine of vegetables, Cocktail sauce, Seafood feuillantines, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French onion soup, Fish "à la Bordelaise", New peas with almonds, Brioche feuilletée (flaky brioche), Coconut tuiles, ... All
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