Open Shrimp Toast

Top toast triangles with shrimp cocktail for a light lunch or a tasty appetizer.

Open Shrimp Toast
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Broil 6 mins

Ingredients

  • 8 slices white bread, crusts removed if desired
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 lemon slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons cocktail sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot-pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • lemon slices and parsley, for garnish

Make It

1. Heat broiler.

2. Cut each slice of bread into 2 triangles. Place on baking sheet. Broil 2 minutes, until lightly browned; flip over and toast second side.

3. Bring water, lemon, salt, bay leaf and peppercorns to boiling in pot. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes, until curled and no longer pink. Drain.

4. Mix onion, lemon juice, mayonnaise, cocktail sauce, pepper sauce and salt in medium-size bowl.

5. Finely chop shrimp. Add to mayonnaise mixture. Divide shrimp mixture among toasts. Place on baking sheet.

6. Broil 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer to platter. Garnish with lemon and parsley. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 170, Fat, total (g): 6, chol. (mg): 72, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 19, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 10, sodium (mg): 523, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.