Quick, easy, and simply delicious, Smoked Sausage-and-Shrimp Toasts makes a favorite year-round appetizer. In this shrimp toast, sweet shrimp join sausage, garlic, and parsley to create a bright, flavorful topping for garlicky grilled bites.
20 (1/3-inch-thick) diagonally cut French bread slices
2 large garlic cloves, halved
6 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1 tablespoon salted butter
4 ounces smoked sausage, diced
8 ounces peeled small raw shrimp (50/60 count)
3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
How to Make It
Preheat broiler. Place bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet.
Broil bread slices until lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Rub toasted bread with cut sides of garlic cloves.
Combine mayonnaise, mustard, and Old Bay in a small bowl.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high; add sausage, and cook, stirring constantly, until browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Add shrimp to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, just until shrimp turn pink, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in parsley and salt.
Spread about 2 teaspoons mayonnaise mixture on one side of each toasted bread slice. Top each with about 1 tablespoon shrimp mixture.