Great way to use leftover crayfish, if there is any! If not, you can use frozen.

A crayfish party is a traditional summertime eating and drinking celebration in the Nordic countries. The tradition originated in Sweden, where a crayfish party is called a kräftskiva.

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Serves 4

2 cups crayfish tails, peeled

1 small red onion, finely chopped

1 tablespoon dill, finely chopped

2 tablespoons herring roe (optional)

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

salt & pepper, to taste

  1. In a bowl mix crayfish, onion, dill, and roe.
  2. Add the mayonnaise and mix gently.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve with rye bread.


You can also substitute shrimp into this recipe. I love the small salad size shrimp, especially the ones from Ikea.

Photography by Susanna Blavarg

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