Shrimp Toast Recipe

Shrimp Toast Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Toast

This shrimp toast takes inspiration from a classic Dimsum dish. Shrimp is ground with soy sauce, sambal, vinegar, and sesame oil then spread on bread.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2qtcanola oil
  • 16shrimps,peeled and deveined
  • 2large egg whites
  • 1tbspsoy sauce,plus more for serving
  • 1tbsprice wine vinegar
  • 1tsptoasted sesame oil
  • 1tspgranulated sugar
  • tspsambal
  • ½tspgarlic,grated
  • ½tspfresh ginger,grated
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • 2scallions,thinly sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 4sliceswhite bread
  • ¼cupwhite sesame seeds


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat until it reaches 350 degrees F. Set a wire rack inside a baking sheet and place it nearby.

  2. In a food processor, combine the shrimp, egg whites, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, sambal, garlic, ginger, salt, and scallion whites and pulse until smooth.

  3. Trim the crusts off the bread, then cut diagonally into triangles.

  4. Spread 2 tablespoons of the shrimp paste evenly over each triangle of bread. Sprinkle the sesame seeds over the shrimp paste.

  5. Add the shrimp toasts, 3 at a time, to the hot oil, shrimp side down. Fry for about 2 minutes until the shrimp turns pink and the sesame seeds are light golden brown.

  6. Flip the toast over and fry on the other side for about 1 minute until the bread is golden. Transfer to the wire rack and let drain for 1 minute.

  7. Garnish the shrimp toast with the scallion greens and serve with soy sauce for dipping.

  8. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 2014.50kcal
  • Fat: 221.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.60g
  • Trans Fat: 0.87g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 139.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 62.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.29g
  • Fiber: 1.24g
  • Sugar: 1.57g
  • Protein: 5.13g
  • Cholesterol: 15.12mg
  • Sodium: 390.14mg
  • Calcium: 74.14mg
  • Potassium: 95.07mg
  • Iron: 1.29mg
  • Vitamin A: 11.52µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.16mg
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