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 Skillet with spiced shrimp.

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 two 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.



Medical Reviewers:

  • Averett, Jennifer, RD