Lemongrass Shrimp on Toast Recipe

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Top your toast with lemongrass shrimp!

Lemongrass Shrimp on Toast is the perfect hors d’oeuvre or snack! These mini bites are packed with a variety nutritional benefits. Lemongrass is a great source of vitamins A and C, magnesium, and zinc. Add the shrimp and you’ve got a dish that tastes great and promotes weight loss! These tiny toasts are ready to be topped for a delicious treat.

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Lemongrass Shrimp on Toast Recipe

These shrimp bites will help you keep eating the right way - clean and fresh with lots of flavors.
Yield 12 people
Serving Size 2 toasts with toppings
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 8 macadamia nuts chopped
  • 3 shallots medium, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 dried red chilies small, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons lemongrass bulb fresh, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger fresh, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice fresh
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar organic
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon pepper freshly ground
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 pound shrimp medium, shelled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 6 slices of bread thin (your choice); crusts removed, toasted and cut into 4 squares each
  • 1/2 cup crème fraîche see note*
  • cilantro leaves for garnish
  • red chilies for garnish


  • In a mini processor, puree the nuts, shallots, garlic, chilies, lemongrass, ginger, lime juice, and sugar. Transfer the paste to a bowl and stir in the coconut milk, pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Add the shrimp and turn to coat with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • In a nonstick skillet, heat the oil. Add the shrimp and season with salt. Cook over moderately high heat until the shrimp are golden and just cooked through, 3 minutes. Spread each toast with crème fraîche (or substitute) and top with a shrimp. Garnish with cilantro and serve.


*You can use a low-fat version of crème fraîche, Full-fat coconut cream or a blend of vegan cream cheese with a small amount of soy milk, or another sort of vegan milk, and lemon juice will also make a crème fraîche substitute that is similar in taste to the original.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 2toasts with toppings | Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 215mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6
Keywords Diabetic-Friendly, Low-Carb, Seafood

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