Sandwiches with red or black caviar – how to serve beautifully to the festive table

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The traditional quick snack for the Russian holiday table is canapes and sandwiches with caviar of delicious types, but to make them beautiful, you need to be able to properly arrange the dish and serve. What products can complement the basic recipe without sacrificing taste, how to unusually decorate an appetizer, and what subtleties cannot be overlooked so that the result meets expectations?

Useful properties of fish caviar

From whatever fish this product may be obtained, it is characterized by high nutrition due to the large amount of proteins and fats, and is valued for the presence of iodine, lecithin, and fat-soluble vitamins. Individual species have their own distinctive qualities:

  • Salmon fish (red) – recommended during pregnancy, has a beneficial effect on brain function and vascular wall elasticity.
  • Sturgeon fish (black) – characterized by an increased number of nutrients, especially vitamins A and E, iron.
  • Capelin – essential for the nervous system, lowers blood sugar, but low in fatty acids.
  • Pollock – low-calorie (130 kcal), low-fat, suitable for diet, has a large amount of vitamin B1.
  • Codfish – useful for thyroid gland, immunity.

How to make caviar sandwiches

The classic components of such an appetizer, which is a part of breakfast for a Russian person, are bread and butter, which covers the front surface with a dense even layer. If you are going to make caviar sandwiches, the technology will not change, only the oil will need to be laid with a new component in the same even layer: a small slice of baguette often accounts for only 1 tsp..

Product Preparation

From utensils and tools for work, a frying pan (where you will brown the slices of bread), an oil knife and a canning and cutting board can come in handy. What products are required depends on the recipe, and with basic work is simple:

  • bread is cut into slices 1-2 cm thick so as not to interrupt the taste of the remaining components;
  • butter is removed from the refrigerator in advance to allow softening;
  • for decoration, prepare any fresh greens by cutting it smaller.

Sandwiches with red caviar – recipes with photos

If you understand the basic principle of creating sandwiches, you do not need to study dozens of recipes to come up with a delicious snack: the basis of the sandwich is not always bread – even halves of boiled eggs, crackers / biscuits, crisp cereal bread rolls will do. You can decorate and change the taste with fruits and berries, and the butter is easily replaced with soft cheese. The best 10 recipes are below..

With butter and red caviar

  • Time: 15 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 5 Persons.
  • Calorie meals: 1543 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

Classic sandwiches with caviar, which most are familiar with on the New Year’s table, are made from baguette. The recipe is so simple that even a child of primary school age can entrust the assembly of the snack, and if the traditional combination is too boring for you, you can add bunches of greens for decoration, and fry the bread slices in a dry frying pan beforehand.


  • red caviar – 170 g;
  • butter – 75 g;
  • baguette – 200 g;
  • dill – 30 g;
  • ground pepper mixture – 1 tsp.

Cooking method:

  1. Take a baguette, cut diagonally into slices.
  2. Transfer the softened butter to a cup.
  3. Add chopped greens and spices, beat.
  4. Lay the resulting air mass in a not too thin layer on the surface of baguette slices.
  5. In the center with a teaspoon, form a caviar slide. Chill the sandwiches before serving..

Baguette sandwiches with butter and red fish caviar

Sandwiches with red and black caviar

  • Time: 25 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 5 Persons.
  • Calorie content: 1561 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

Ideally, under such sandwiches with caviar, take a baguette and try to cut it with not too elongated ovals: you can not even put the knife diagonally to get round slices. The highlight of the appetizer is the design – the eggs of contrasting colors are laid out in the form of a yin-yang symbol, which requires coffee spoons or a knife with a long thin blade. To understand the pattern, see the photo..


  • red and black caviar – 70 g each;
  • baguette – 200 g;
  • butter – 80 g;
  • olive oil – 1 tsp.

Cooking method:

  1. Cut the loaf diagonally into not very thin slices.
  2. Lubricate the pan (bottom) with a silicone brush dipped in olive oil, warm.
  3. Fry each slice on both sides to get a golden hue..
  4. When the bread portion of the future sandwiches has cooled, grease the surface with softened butter.
  5. Use a small spoon or knife to lay out the half circle with black eggs. Finish it with a mirrored half of red.
  6. Distort the border between them to an S-shape, moving part of the eggs. Place one in the center of the “head” of the black and red “commas” one at a time.

Red and Black Caviar Crackers

With red fish and caviar

  • Time: 15 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 5 Persons.
  • Calorie content: 1475 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

If we consider not vegetable supplements, but more nutritious ones, then seafood (mainly shrimp) and red fish are ideal for caviar sandwiches. Experts advise using slightly salted salmon (salmon), or trout – it is important that there is nothing in the composition except salt. Rosemary is allowed, it will not spoil the taste. Smoked fish is not recommended to take, too salted – too.


  • slightly salted fish – 100 g;
  • red caviar – 140 g;
  • butter – 50 g;
  • loaf – 200 g;
  • lemon – 1/2 pcs.;
  • sprig of greenery.

Cooking method:

  1. After cutting the loaf diagonally into thin slices, grease their surface with soft oil, to which you can add a little curd cheese (proportion: 1: 4 or 1: 3).
  2. Cut lemon into small triangular slices.
  3. Put a teaspoon of caviar on the edge of the sandwich. Nearby – a slice of lemon.
  4. Cut into thin strips longitudinally salmon, roll each roll. Put next to the caviar slide on a lemon.
  5. Garnish with a leaf of greenery.

Sandwiches with red fish on a dish

With curd cheese

  • Time: 45 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 4 Persons.
  • Calorie dishes: 1174 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

If you want a tasty dish with an attractive design, use special bread for toasts as the basis of sandwiches: it is already cut into square slices that are easy to work with. Another highlight of this appetizer is shrimp – it is advisable to buy already cooked (v / m), deprived of the shell and head (b / g), and be sure to ensure that they are not small. If you bought a product marked “s / m”, first boil the shrimp with a slice of lemon (1-1.5 minutes after boiling), and then, after cooling, put it on sandwiches.


  • caviar – 80 g;
  • bread for toasts (slices) – 5 pcs.;
  • curd cheese – 100 g;
  • oil shrimp b / g – 20 pcs.;
  • butter – 10 g;
  • Italian herbs – a pinch.

Cooking method:

  1. Cut each slice of bread for toasts into 4 triangles: for this you need to make a cross-shaped incision with diagonals from the corners.
  2. Spread on a baking sheet, allow to brown in an oven calcined to 200 degrees.
  3. Mix curd cheese and a mixture of dried Italian herbs.
  4. Grease the browned pieces of bread with butter from all sides, dip the sides in chopped greens.
  5. First put the cheese cap on top, then the caviar. Cool.
  6. Pour shrimp with boiling water, place on top of each sandwich before serving.


With capelin caviar

  • Time: 20 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 5 Persons.
  • Calorie content: 1471 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

An important nuance of this snack is tomatoes: it is necessary to use cherry, if possible round, but not elongated. Firstly, they fit perfectly on a bread slice, and secondly, they have an amazing sweet taste. Regarding the remaining components: if you buy caviar with additives (the most interesting and affordable – with pieces of smoked salmon), the sandwiches will become even more delicious. Cream cheese can be replaced with curd or butter.


  • capelin caviar – 150 g;
  • baguette – 200 g;
  • cream cheese – 170 g;
  • clove of garlic;
  • cherry tomatoes – 100 g;
  • parsley – 35 g.

Cooking method:

  1. Take a baguette, slice it crosswise into thick (2 cm) slices.
  2. Rub the garlic clove face up.
  3. Lubricate with cream cheese evenly, but not too thick, each slice.
  4. Put the same dense and thin layer of caviar.
  5. Cut the tomatoes transversely, distribute in 2 pieces. to the sandwich. Decorate with greens.

Black bread with caviar butter

With cod caviar and cucumber

  • Time: 20 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 5 Persons.
  • Calorie content: 1425 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

Delicious sandwiches with cod caviar, fresh juicy cucumber and the addition of slices of olives will perfectly fit into any menu and will recover for most guests. The highlight is added to them by a mixture of soft whipped butter with boiled egg yolk, which you need to grate finely: this gives the mixture satiety. You can serve the appetizer on lettuce leaves or a pillow of greens.


  • bread – 200 g;
  • salted cod roe – 150 g;
  • b / c olives – 50 g;
  • eggs – 2 pcs.;
  • cucumber – 150 g;
  • butter – 70 g.

Cooking method:

  1. Thinly slice bread. Peeled cucumbers in thick circles, olives in halves or quarters.
  2. Hard-boiled eggs, grate yolks finely.
  3. Start assembling a sandwich: grease each of the bread slices with a mixture of beaten butter and egg yolk, creating a thick layer of a pillow.
  4. Put a circle of cucumber on top, on it – a caviar slide. Center the pieces of black olives.


With pollock caviar and egg

  • Time: 20 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 5 Persons.
  • Calorie dishes: 994 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

If you are looking for not only a festive snack, but also a healthy and tasty snack, try making sandwiches with pollock caviar on whole grain or rye bread with the addition of boiled eggs and onions. Take a white unsweetened loaf on the festive table – otherwise the recipe will remain unchanged. The only thing worth adding here is the original presentation: to play with the form of the laying out of the filling or with the details of its decoration.


  • quail eggs – 4 pcs.;
  • bread – 200 g;
  • Pollock roe – 200 g;
  • onions – 50 g;
  • a bunch of greens – 40 g;
  • sour cream – 1 tbsp. l.

Cooking method:

  1. Boil quail eggs, fill with water and wait 5 minutes. after boiling.
  2. Peel, grate coarsely.
  3. Cut onion in half rings, pour over boiling water.
  4. Brown bread slices in a dry skillet.
  5. Mix chopped greens and a spoonful of sour cream, grease the surface.
  6. Cover with mashed caviar, spread onion half rings on top. Sprinkle with egg chips.

Pollock roe in a spoon

Sandwich with caviar and hard cheese

  • Time: 15 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 3 Persons.
  • Calorie dishes: 815 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

According to this recipe, you can cook sandwiches with black caviar, red and less delicate varieties of it, since the set of components for them is universal. Choose aged cheese: from 2 months, and ideally use 2 years old. A set of spices is selected individually. If desired, the dish can be baked at 200 degrees before serving to obtain a cheese crust..


  • baguette – 100 g;
  • red caviar – 70 g;
  • egg;
  • hard cheese – 60 g;
  • mayonnaise – 1 tbsp. l .;
  • spice.

Cooking method:

  1. Cut the baguette into thin slices.
  2. Hard-boiled egg, crumble finely.
  3. Mix with grated cheese and mayonnaise, put a thick hat on bread slices.
  4. Top make a little caviar slide.

Caviar with red caviar and cheese

With mushroom caviar

  • Time: 35 minutes.
  • Servings Per Container: 5 Persons.
  • Calorie dishes: 1117 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

If you do not like fish and everything related to it, try sandwiches with false caviar from mushrooms: this product is great for snacks, and for an addition to rice or pasta. Any mushrooms can be used – from standard mushrooms to chanterelles and russules, but the latter must be carefully selected, refusing red and violet, as they are bitter.


  • mushrooms – 500 g;
  • salt;
  • vegetable oil – 1 tbsp. l .;
  • onion – 150 g;
  • mayonnaise – 2 tbsp. l .;
  • baguette – 200 g;
  • dill (sprig) – 30 g.

Cooking method:

  1. Pour boiling water over the mushrooms, rinse under running water in a quarter of an hour.
  2. Chop coarsely and chop the onion.
  3. Pour it into a heated pan and, when it becomes transparent, add the mushrooms and add salt to them.
  4. It is necessary to fry over medium heat until the disappearance of moisture and softening of the mushrooms.
  5. Pour the contents of the pan into a cup, let cool and mix with mayonnaise.
  6. Brown the slices of rye bread in the oven, spread the mushroom mass on them with a thick layer. Garnish with dill.

Profiterole with mushroom paste

Herring Caviar for Sandwiches

  • Time: 1 hour.
  • Servings Per Container: 5 Persons.
  • Calorie meals: 2588 kcal.
  • Purpose: for a snack.
  • Kitchen: home.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

Delicious snacks can also be budgetary – if it is not possible to buy expensive salmon caviar, make it from … herring. The whole fish is used (only previously peeled and gutted), for tenderness and uniformity of texture it is supplemented with any processed cheese and butter. Enter vegetable supplements as you wish: the standard option is some fresh carrots.


  • slightly salted herring – 300 g;
  • butter – 200 g;
  • processed cheese – 200 g;
  • carrots – 110 g.

Cooking method:

  1. Remove the head, tail and fins from the herring. Stretch the spine, remove the skin.
  2. Roll the remaining filet through the meat grinder a couple of times or grind it with a food processor.
  3. Peel the carrots, grate on the smallest side of the grater.
  4. Mix soft butter with cheese.
  5. Add herring mass, grated carrots. Add spices to your taste.
  6. Cool the hour, use for sandwiches.

Buns with herring, butter and carrots

Festive decoration of sandwiches with caviar – chefs tips

Products that are based on bread can be laid out in the form of hearts, stars, triangles – with a minimum of effort you will get a small masterpiece. Experts give a few more recommendations on how to decorate sandwiches with red caviar on the festive table:

  • Use tartlets instead of bread – ideal for a delicious snack.
  • If you want the original design, wrap the caviar component in a roll from a slice of salmon and put on bread.
  • Make a mixture of soft curd cheese and heavy cream, squeeze a confectionery syringe with a curly nozzle onto the sandwich: you get the perfect “hat”.
  • Do not be afraid of unusual taste combinations – caviar sandwiches will sparkle with new colors if you decorate them with sour berries or slices of citrus.

How to beautifully serve caviar on the table – photo

The idea of ​​serving caviar on pancakes and toasts

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