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Shrimp Crostini

By Paula Deen
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 15

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.