Gold Coin Shrimp Cakes


Preparation info
  • Makes 20 shrimp toast, enough to serve


    as part of a multicourse meal .
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

It is uncertain when shrimp toast entered the Chinese repertoire, but what is clear is that they are almost universally bad—anemic-looking slabs of shrimp plastered atop squares of greasy Wonder Bread. Horrors!

  • Here is the ultimate shrimp toast, a plush purée of colorfully garnished shrimp crowning an oblong slice of crusty French baguette. In search of Chinese roots, I gamely tried all manner of Chinese breads, but the French won out, even over San Fran