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Shrimp Toast I
Dim Sum and Other Snack Foods
|Shrimp Toast I|
1 pound shrimp, deveined and minced fine
1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger
1 Tablespoon chopped scallions
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 can (approx. six and a half ounces) water chestnuts, minced
14 to 16 slices white bread, toasted
vegetable oil for deep frying
1. Mix all ingedients except the toast and oil for deep frying.
2. Spread the shrimp mixture on the toast.
3. Heat oil to 300 degrees F, then fry toast slices a few at a time and with the shrimp side down for two minutes; then turn the toast over and fry a minute more. Remove and drain on paper towels.
4. Cut each slice into four pieces.
Note: Shrimp toast can be made ahead and frozen. If freezing them, reheat in a 375 degree F oven.