Vietnamese Shrimp Toast

Treat your friends with these zesty Asian-style shrimp toasts - broiled appetizers that are ready in just 25 minutes!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb. shelled, deveined, uncooked shrimp, chopped
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon purchased fish sauce,* if desired
1 1/2
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon grated gingerroot or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
6
shallots, minced (about 1/3 cup)
4
garlic cloves, minced
16
(1/2-inch-thick) slices French bread, 2 1/2 inches in diameter
16
fresh cilantro leaves

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Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except bread and cilantro; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3 Turn slices over; spread evenly with shrimp mixture. Return to broiler; broil an additional 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turns pink. Garnish with fresh cilantro.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except bread and cilantro; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3 Turn slices over; spread evenly with shrimp mixture. Return to broiler; broil an additional 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turns pink. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

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* Fish sauce can be found in the Asian food section of most supermarkets.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.