Vietnamese Shrimp Toast

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 16
Vietnamese Shrimp Toast

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

Steps

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  • 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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Tips

Expert Tips

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

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
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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