YIELD Makes 2 dozen appetizers
Shrimp Toast, a perennial favorite of Chinese cuisine, can be easily prepared at home following this delicious recipe.
|1/2||pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined|
|2||tablespoons chopped green onion|
|2||tablespoons finely chopped water chestnuts|
|2||tablespoons soy sauce|
|1||teaspoon dark sesame oil|
|1||egg white, lightly beaten|
|6||slices white sandwich bread, crusts removed|
|Red and yellow bell pepper strips, for garnish|
- Finely chop shrimp. If using food processor, process with on/off pulses, about 10 times or until shrimp are finely chopped.
- Combine shrimp, onion, water chestnuts, soy sauce and sesame oil in medium bowl; mix well. Stir in egg white; mix well.*
*The filling may be made ahead to this point. Cover and refrigerate filling up to 24 hours. Proceed as directed in step 3.
- Toast bread lightly on both sides. Cut diagonally into quarters. Spread shrimp mixture evenly over toast to edges.
- Place toast on foil-lined baking sheet or broiler pan. Broil 6 inches from heat 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Garnish with peppers.