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Golden Shrimp Toast

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Ingredients
  Shrimp paste 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water chestnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Medium shrimp 1⁄2 Pound, deveined
  Egg white 1
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Chinese rice wine/Dry sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Minced ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon, peeled
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Green onion 1 , minced
  Raw shrimp 10 Medium, deveined
  Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
Directions

With a 2-inch cookie cutter, cut 2 circles from each bread slice; set aside.
Place the water chestnuts in a food processor; pulse until coarsely chopped.
Add the remaining shrimp paste ingredients except the green onion.
Process unti the mixture forms a chunky paste.
Transfer to a bowl; stir in the green onion.
Spread shrimp paste about 1/4 inch thick on 1 side of each bread circle.
Cut whole shrimp in half lengthwise.
Curl 1 shrimp half on top of each bread circle, pressing it firmly into the shrimp paste.
In a wok, heat the oil for deep-frying to 350°F.
Deep-fry the rounds, a few at a time and shrimp side down, 1 minute.
Turn over and cook until golden brown, about 1 minute longer.
With a slotted spoon, transfer the shrimp toasts to a paper towel-lined platter to drain.
Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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