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Shrimp Toast Nuggets recipe

Shrimp Toast Nuggets

Teri & Jenny
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 10
Calories 171 kcal


shrimp paste

  • ½ inch piece ginger, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ pound tiger shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ¼ bunch cilantro
  • ¼ cup water chestnuts
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • ½ loaf sourdough bread, crusts removed and cut into 1 inch squares
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • cup vegetable oil


  • Place ginger and garlic in a food processor and pulse 6 times.
  • Scrape down sides of bowl and add remaining shrimp paste ingredients. Pulse an additional 8 to 10 times (or until you have a paste consistency that still has some texture).
  • Spread 1 tablespoon of mixture onto each square of bread and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Repeat until all bread squares have been smeared with shrimp paste.
  • Pour oil into a heavy bottom skillet and place over medium-high heat.
  • Carefully place triangles of bread (in batches), shrimp-side down and fry for 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Flip nuggets over and fry for an additional 2 minutes. Drain on paper towels and lightly season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.


Calories: 171kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 8gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 57mgSodium: 378mgPotassium: 71mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 25IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 2mg
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