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Golden Shrimp Toast

Not your average toast! These ultra-crispy golden toast slices are packed with a thick layer of savory, shrimp spread, then fried to perfection. Spoiler alert, we're totally pro-crust for this (it makes for the perfect edge to hold all our delicious filling).
30 Minutes
10 Ingredients
Spice Level

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Recipe for Golden Shrimp Toast

Ingredients

For 2-4 servings

  • ½ lb, peeled and deveined
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • ¼ c cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 4 slices white bread
  • 2 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • salt to taste
  • ½ c cooking oil for frying

Step by step

step 1

Thoroughly chop the shrimp until it forms into a thick paste. Alternatively, you can also dice the shrimp in a food processor.

step 2

In a large bowl, combine shrimp paste, scallions, cilantro, ginger, sugar, and sesame oil. Salt to taste, and mix thoroughly to combine.

step 3

Place a heaping portion of the shrimp mixture onto a piece of white bread, making sure to cover the bread from edge to edge. Sprinkle generously with sesame seeds, then cut each slice diagonally into four pieces.

step 4

Heat cooking oil in a shallow saucepan until it is very hot for frying. Fry the pieces of bread starting with the shrimp side facing down for 2-3 minutes until the shrimp paste is cooked and the edges are golden brown. Flip each piece over and fry for an additional minute.

step 5

Serve with sweet chili sauce and get ready for the crunch!

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