Herbed Seafood on Toast

Warm appetizer-size toasts, topped with shrimp and crab meat, are ideal for gatherings any time of year.

  • Makes: 48 servings
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Broil: 2 mins
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Herbed Seafood on Toast
Ingredients
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon snipped fresh chives
1
tablespoon snipped fresh basil
1
tablespoon snipped fresh mint
1
teaspoon bottled minced garlic
8
ounces peeled, deveined, and cooked shrimp, coarsely chopped
6
ounces frozen crabmeat, thawed and drained, or one 6-ounce can crabmeat, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed
1
cup chopped plum tomatoes
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
1
8 ounce loaf baguette-style French bread
2
tablespoons olive oil
 
Freshly ground pepper
 
Fresh basil or chives (optional)
Directions
  1. Stir together the 1 tablespoon olive oil, lemon juice, chives, basil, mint, and garlic in a mixing bowl. Add shrimp, crab, tomatoes, and onion; toss to coat.
  2. Cut the bread into 48 thin slices; brush one side of each slice with some of the 2 tablespoons olive oil; sprinkle lightly with pepper.
  3. Arrange bread slices, brushed side up, on a baking sheet. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Arrange on a serving platter with oiled sides up. If desired, spoon seafood mixture on each slice. Garnish with fresh basil or chives, if desired. Serve the appetizers at once. Makes 48 appetizers.
Nutrition Facts (Herbed Seafood on Toast)
    Per serving:
  • 30 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • 11 mg chol.,
  • 78 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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