Garlic Shrimp Toasts


Garlic Shrimp Toasts

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    This crispy baguette is topped with guacamole and grilled shrimp. What's better than that? Serve on your tapas spread and this bite-sized appetizer will disappear fast.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 8
    16 Fish Market fresh natural peeled and devined raw shrimp, (31 to 40 ct.)
    ¼ c. plus 3 tbsp. Gustare Vita garlic-flavored olive oil, divided
    2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    2 tsp. bottled chopped garlic, divided
    ¾ tsp. Hy-Vee sea salt, finely ground; divided
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper, coarsely ground
    1 large avocado, seeded, peeled, and mashed
    1 ½ tbsp. red onion, finely chopped
    1 tbsp. fresh cilantro, finely chopped, plus additional for garnish
    1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
    1 ½ tsp. fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
    8 (3/8-inch-thick) slices Hy-Vee Bakery artisan French baguette
    Lemon zest
    Lemon wedges

    Things To Grab

    • Large resealable plastic bag
    • 2 small bowls
    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Paper towels
    • Metal skewers
    • Meat thermometer


    1. Place shrimp in a large resealable plastic bag. Stir together 1/4 cup garlic-flavored olive oil, lemon juice, 1-1/4 teaspoon minced garlic, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, and black pepper in a small bowl. Pour marinade mixture over shrimp in bag. Refrigerate 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.

    2. For guacamole, stir together avocado, red onion, 1 tablespoon cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno, and remaining 3/4 teaspoon garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon sea salt in a small bowl; set aside.

    3. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill with greased grill rack for direct cooking over medium-high heat (375 degrees).

    4. Remove shrimp from bag; discard marinade. Pat shrimp dry with paper towels. Thread shrimp onto metal skewers. Brush both sides of baguette slices with remaining 3 tablespoons garlic oil.

    5. Grill shrimp and baguette slices for 4 to 6 minutes or until shrimp reach 145 degrees and baguette slices are toasted, turning halfway through.

    6. To serve, spread guacamole on one side of baguette slices. Top each with 2 shrimp. Garnish with lemon zest and additional cilantro; serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    300 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 16g
    • Cholesterol: 40mg
    • Sodium: 600mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 32g
    • Protein: 10g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons July 2022