Spanish Shrimp Bruschetta

Spanish Shrimp Bruschetta
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Spanish Shrimp Bruchetta recipe topped with guacamole and Manchego cheese. Here's a delicious appetizer or tapas recipe for Spanish shrimp bruschetta.

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for guacamole
  • 2 ripe avocados, mashed
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Fresh lime juice to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Ingredients for bruschetta
  • 1 pound medium shrimp (26 to 30 count), peeled and deveined
  • 1 French baguette, pre-sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
  • About 3/4 pound manchego cheese, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mix mashed avocados, onion, tomatoes, cilantro, and cumin together; season to taste with fresh lime juice, salt, and pepper; set aside.
  2. Place shrimp in steam basket; steam shrimp for 3 minutes, or until just cooked through; set aside.
  3. To assemble bruschetta, preheat oven on broil mode to 500 degrees F. Arrange bread slices on baking sheet; top each slice with a piece of manchego cheese; slide sheet into oven close to heating element; broil until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes; top toasted baguette with one shrimp and a dollop of guacamole.

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