Here is an old-school appetizer. Served at posh dinner parties and Chinese restaurants. It takes a little skill but provides a wow factor. The bread is crusty-crunchy, and the topping is savory. The big benefit is no deep frying. I hope you like it.
1 pound peeled deveined shrimp
1/2 cup crab 🦀 meat
2 tablespoons celery, chopped fine
1/2 onion, chopped fine
1 green onion, chopped fine
1/2 cup water chestnuts, chopped
1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
1 baguette 🥖 cut in 1/2 inch slices
5 drops teriyaki
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped parsley 🌿
1 teaspoon minced garlic 🧄
1 egg 🥚
Olive oil for coating bread.
Chop shrimp small.
In a bowl mix shrimp and crab meat.
Add celery, onion, garlic, parsley, and green onion to bowl and mix.
Add Old Bay, egg, and pepper.
Coat one side of bread with olive oil.
Top bread with 1 tablespoon of shrimp mixture.
Place in air fryer and and bake for 10 minutes at 350.