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Finnan Fingers

Finnan Fingers are the perfect Scottish party nibble, quick and easy to make and super tasty too.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Party Food
Servings: 10
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 25 g/1 oz butter
  • 50 g/2 oz cooked Finnan Haddock or other smoked haddock
  • 1 tbsp cream
  • 4 slices white bread
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard or my Fiery Mustard
  • salt and black pepper


  • Melt the butter in a pan and add the broken up fish flesh along with the cream, bay leaf, mustard and seasoning.
  • Heat through stirring to make sure it doesn't stick to the pan.
  • Cut the crusts from the bread and slice into fingers.
  • Toast them on both sides under a hot grill.
  • Divide the fish mixture between the toasted fingers and sprinkle with parsley.