By Paula Deen
- Prep time: 15 minutes
- Cook time: 15 minutes
- Servings: 15
- 1 (8 oz) package softened cream cheese
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 5 cloves minced and divided garlic
- 2 tablespoons minced green onion
- 1 tablespoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons minced, plus more for garnish fresh parsley
- 24 medium peeled and deveined fresh shrimp
- 24 toasted rounds of French bread
- halved, for garnish cherry tomatoes
In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise, 2 cloves garlic, green onion and pepper; set aside.
In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add remaining 3 cloves garlic and parsley. Add shrimp; cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until pink and firm. Do not overcook.
Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over French bread rounds. Top each with 1 shrimp. Garnish with tomato halves and parsley leaves.