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Shrimp Toast

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Ingredients
  White bread slice 12
  Shrimp 1 Pound
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Monosodium glutamate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Canned water chestnuts 5 1⁄4 Ounce
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 200 Milliliter
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Trim crusts from bread and let slices dry out slightly.
2. Chop shrimp very, very fine put in blender, if desired, to chop fine.

MAKING
3. In a medium bowl toss chopped shrimp with onion, salt, sugar, cornstarch and monosodium glutamate and mix well.
4. Stir in beaten egg and water chestnuts and mix well.
5. On bread spread mixture and cut each slice into quarters (squares or triangles).
6. In a large heavy skillet or saucepan, heat oil (about 1 inch deep) to 375F on deep-frying thermometer.
7. In hot oil drop bread pieces, several at a time, shrimp side down.
8. Fry until edges of bread begin to brown, turn on other side, fry until golden-brown and drain well on paper towels.

SERVING
9. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve warm, as an hors d'oeuvre.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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