Vietnamese Shrimp Toast

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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