Featured Recipe: Ginger shrimp open-faced sandwiches

Featured Recipe: Ginger shrimp open-faced sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces light cream cheese, softened
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 24 cooked medium shrimp (about 1/2 pound)
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and washed
  • 24 grape tomatoes
  • 24 slices whole-wheat cocktail bread

Directions

In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, ginger, and soy sauce. Set aside. Slice shrimp lengthwise. Chop scallions into rings. Halve grape tomatoes lengthwise. Spread ginger-soy cream cheese on mini-bread slices. Arrange 2 halves of shrimp, tomato, and sprinkle of scallions on each slice. Serve at once or refrigerate until ready.

Makes 24 mini-sandwiches

Each has about 47 calories, 10 g protein, 1 g fat, 21 mg cholesterol, 5 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, and 112 mg sodium.

Online Medical Reviewer: Poulson, Brittany, RD, CDE
Online Medical Reviewer: Wilkins, Joanna, R.D., C.D.
Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2016
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One Comment

  1. Your image with the ginger shrimp recipe is very misleading. I was given the impression this was a HOT, cooked shrimp appetizer due to the image of cooking shrimp in a skillet. Not right at all!

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