Shrimp Croustades Recipe

Substitute 1 tin of crabmeat for salad shrimp if desired. You may obtain the lemon juice and required zest from the same fresh lemon.

Step 1

To make the croustades: cut 2-inch rounds from bread slices. Brush both sides of circles lightly with melted butter; press circles into tiny muffin cups. Make at 450F for 5 minutes

Step 2

Melt butter in medium microwave-safe casserole on High for 1 to1 1/2 minutes. Stir in flour, then slowly whisk in milk. Microwave on Medium for 2 to 3 minutes, whisking each minute, until hot and thick. Add cheese; stir until cheese melts. Stir in remaining ingredients except paprika.

Step 3

Spoon a small amount of mixture into each croustade. Sprinkle lightly with paprika. (Can be wrapped well and frozen at this point for up to 3 months)

Step 4

Bake freshly made croustades at 400F for 5 to 8 minutes, or until brown and bubbly. Bake frozen croustades at 400F for 15 minutes. Quantity will vary from 3 to 4 dozen depending upon pan sizes and desired size.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Loaf bread
  • 1/2c Butter, melted
  • 1tb Butter
  • 2tb Flour
  • 3/4c Milk
  • 1/2c Swiss cheese, grated
  • 1 Green onion, minced
  • 1 Tin salad shrimp; rinse
  • 1/2 Lemon, zest portion
  • 2ts Lemon juice
  • 1tb Parsley, minced
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Tabasco
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Paprika

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