Shrimp Toast

Shrimp Toast

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  • ½-inch piece of ginger, peeled

  • ½

    lb. medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and finely chopped

  • 1

    egg white

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 4

    t cornstarch

  • 1

    T Chinese rice wine & 1 t sesame oil

  • ¾

    t salt

  • ¼

    t white pepper

  • peanut oil

  • 6

    thin slices white bread cut into “diamonds” or

  • slices of a baguette


Finely grate ginger into a small bowl, then squeeze juice from ginger into a medium bowl,discarding spent ginger. Add shrimp, ginger, egg white, cornstarch, rice wine, sesame oil, salt and pepper to ginger juice, stir until well combined and set aside. Pour 2-inches oil into a wok and heat over medium-high heat. Oil should be 350˚. Spread 1 t of the shrimp mixture in an even layer on one side of each slice of bread. Deep fry, shrimp side down until edges brown. Turn and deep-fry until golden brown all over, 1 to 1-1/2 minutes. Drain and serve.


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