Eel, Bacon and Horseradish Sandwich

A man-sized sandwich from a man with an appetite for the unusual, Tom Parker Bowles
By Tom Parker Bowles
Eel, Bacon and Horseradish Sandwich
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  • Serves: 1
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


For horseradish spread

  • 60 g fresh horseradish, grated
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp English mustard
  • 1 pinches sugar
  • 60 g crème fraîche

For the sandwich

  • 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon
  • 1 small white baguette
  • butter
  • 1 smoked eel fillet


1. For the horseradish spread: in a bowl mix the horseradish, vinegar, mustard, sugar and leave for a few minutes to let the flavours to meld. Stir in the crème fraîche and season.

2. For the sandwich: fry the bacon until crisp.

3. Slice the baguette in half. Spread one side with butter and the other with the horseradish spread.

4. Put an entire smoked eel fillet in the sandwich and top with the bacon. Sandwich together and serve.

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