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Shrimp Toast

Serve shrimp toast as part of a pupu platter for a stunning -- and delicious -- presentation. This recipe is adapted from "Martha Stewart's Hors d'Oeuvres for Entertaining."

  • yield: Makes 30

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • Coarse salt
  • Large pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 30 thinly sliced 1-by-3-inch pieces white bread, crusts removed
  • 1/2 cup fine fresh breadcrumbs
  • Canola oil, for frying

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In the bowl of a food processor, combine the shrimp, onion, ginger, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper. Process until mixture is finely chopped. With the motor running, add the egg whites through the feed tube, and process until well combined.

  2. Step 2

    Place the breadcrumbs in a small bowl. Spread about 1/4 inch of shrimp mixture onto one side of each piece of bread, and coat with breadcrumbs; transfer to a baking sheet. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill up to 1 hour, if desired.

  3. Step 3

    Pour enough oil to come 1 1/2 inches up the sides of a large skillet, and heat to 360 degrees. Working in batches, add bread pieces to hot oil. Fry, turning occasionally, until golden brown on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels; season with salt, if desired. Serve immediately.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, September 2006

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Reviews (1)

  • sinlessbeauty116 17 Aug, 2008

    very good and easy to make =) i used croutons to make the bread crumbs