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Shrimp Toast

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Dim Sum Book

The Dim Sum Book

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1982

  • About

Cantonese chefs created this dim sum with a slightly Western touch. The use of bread, not a traditionally common foodstuff in southern China, makes them unique, and thus, as you might expect, shrimp toast is a great favorite of both non-Chinese people and Chinese people alike.


  • ½ pound raw shrimp, shelled, deveined, washed, dried thoroughly, and chopped fine
  • ¼ pound pork fat, cut into very fine dice


  1. In a bowl, combine the shrimp, pork fat, onions, and the ginger juice mixed with white wine from the small dish. Immediately add salt, sugar, sesame oil, oyster sauce, white pepper, egg, and cornstarch. With chopsticks or wooden spoon, stir in one direction until the mixture is thoroughly combined. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or until the mix