Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp

These Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp are super fun to serve as an appetizer or with a lunch salad!

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It took me a little longer than most to fully grasp the sriracha craze. I can be cautious like that, most definitely a product of my parents. I’m not saying that’s a bad thing. Really. Because the older I get, the more I appreciate their steadfast non-reckless approach to life and all its curve balls. But my sisters and I do like to razz Dad and Mom about some of their cautiousness and resistance to change. For instance…we were the last family in the county to own a microwave. And the last family in the nation to play a video game on our own tv in our very own living room. Strong statistics, I know. But that was my viewpoint when I was young. To their credit, though, I think I was the first kid in my class to hop on an airplane to visit Mickey Mouse at Magic Kingdom. And that experience rivaled all. I was the happiest kid in the world.

It doesn’t take a whole lot to make me happy when it comes to food. And right now, sriracha and shrimp are helping to keep me smiling in the kitchen. It all started with creamy sriracha shrimp cups. And ever since then, I’ve been dreaming up new ways to enjoy that awesome combination of flavors. These Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp are beautiful and tasty, with a side of daring. And I have no doubt that my parents would approve.

Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp - #kitchenconvo #giveamealI created this recipe for Land O’Lakes as part of their Kitchen Conversations group. I especially liked how easy it was to whip up the creamy sriracha garlic butter spread for the toasts, using Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil. All it takes for this tub to soften is just a few minutes out of the refrigerator, and then it’s perfectly creamy and spreadable, ready to schmear across anything you desire. In my recipe, I simply stir together Butter with Canola Oil, sriracha sauce, and fresh minced garlic to create a flavorful spread for the toasts. It’s just too easy!

Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp - #kitchenconvo #giveamealThese Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp make for an eye-catching and super delicious appetizer or side, perfect for gathering your friends and family together for a meal. The toasts are pillowy soft on the inside, lightly crisp and toasty from the broiler on the outside. And the flavor is incredible, packed with the kick of sriracha and garlic, and the irresistible sweetness of shrimp.

Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp - #kitchenconvo #giveameal

A good meal is something that most of us take for granted, though. We forget how many families are going hungry. Every single day. In our very community. Our family has donated cans of soup for our church’s soup drive and grocery store gift cards for those in need of a proper Thanksgiving meal, and we’ve dropped off grocery sacks of non-perishables at the emergency food shelf. This past weekend, I helped prepare and serve a meal to families experiencing homelessness at a nearby Family Service Center. It’s all around us. Families are in need of a good meal.

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And that’s why this post is being dedicated to feeding America. Land O’Lakes has partnered with Feeding America® to kick off their second year of the Pin a Meal, Give a Meal campaign.

For every Land O’Lakes recipe that is pinned or re-pinned between now and May 31, 2014, the Land O’Lakes Foundation will donate $1 to Feeding America. By pinning my Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp (please pin the first photo in this post), you will contribute 9 meals to Feeding America. And to contribute even more meals, simply pin additional recipes from Land O’Lakes here. Use the hashtag #giveameal on Pinterest and other social media to help spread awareness, to help us give families hope and reach our goal to donate 2.7 million meals!

Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp - #kitchenconvo #giveameal

Pinning is easy, and a great way to create a collection of simple, delicious meal recipes for your family. If you don’t already have a Pinterest account, you can create one here for free.

Then take a moment to pin my Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp, plus a few other tasty recipes found on the Pin a Meal, Give a Meal Pinterest board. It took me about two minutes to re-pin 10 Land O’Lakes recipes. Not only have I helped others, but I’ve also given myself some easy recipe inspiration for future meals. I call that a win-win.

Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp

Yield: 10 servings


  • 10 large cooked and deveined shrimp, 16/20 count, tails removed
  • 4 oz. (half of an 8 oz. tub) plus 1 T. Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil, divided
  • 2 T. sriracha sauce
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, finely minced
  • 10 slices French bread, sliced 3/4" thick
  • 1 c. freshly grated Parmesan (Buy a wedge at the deli, it's so much better than the already-grated kind from the can!)
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • fresh lemon wedges


Rinse the shrimp and then place them on a paper towel-lined plate to dry. Press another paper towel lightly onto the top to remove excess moisture. Set aside.

In a small bowl, combine 4 ounces (just eye up half of the tub, there's no need to measure it out) of the Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil, sriracha, and garlic. Mix until thoroughly combined. Depending on the sriracha you use and your preference for it, you may want to use less or more. Adjust accordingly. Spread both sides of each of the bread slices with the sriracha garlic butter. It may seem like alot, but use it all. It makes for luxuriously buttery toasts! Place bread slices on a large roasting pan and broil one side only, until bread is toasted. Remove pan from oven and turn each slice of bread over, so that the toasted side is on the bottom.

Place the remaining tablespoon of Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil onto a dinner plate, and microwave for a few seconds to melt. Add the shrimp and toss to evenly coat. Place one shrimp onto each bread slice. Sprinkle with fresh Parmesan and freshly ground black pepper. Place toasts under the broiler again, and cook until bread is toasted and the cheese is melted. Remove from oven and let sit a couple minutes before serving. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with fresh lemon wedges for squeezing over the top.

from a farmgirl's dabbles

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Pin a Meal, Give a Meal here!

$1 helps provide 9 meals* secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks. The Land O’Lakes Foundation guarantees a minimum of 2.7 million meals* (monetary equivalent of $300,000.00) to Feeding America and member food banks from March 28 through May 31, 2014. Learn more about the Pin a Meal, Give a Meal campaign here. And follow along with us by using the hashtags #giveameal and #KitchenConvo

Disclosure: a farmgirl’s dabbles has partnered with Land O’Lakes for an exclusive endorsement of Land O Lakes® Butter for their Kitchen Conversations blogger program. Thank you to Land O’Lakes for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.


43 Responses to “Sriracha Garlic Toasts with Shrimp”

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — April 7, 2014 at 6:44 am

    Are you kidding me? I want this for breakfast!!!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:30 am

      This makes an awesome breakfast, just fry up an egg! :) Thanks, Liz!

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    Jenny Flake — April 7, 2014 at 7:34 am

    Such a great recipe Brenda!! Off to pin!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:29 am

      Thanks, Jenny!!

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    Tieghan Gerard — April 7, 2014 at 8:05 am

    This is such a delicious recipe and you know I will be pinning it everywhere!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:29 am

      Thank you, Tieghan. And thank you so much for all the sharing you’ve done on this recipe/program! xo

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    Alice // Hip Foodie Mom — April 7, 2014 at 8:10 am

    Hi Brenda!
    I love that Land O’Lakes has partnered with Feeding America .. how awesome is this?!! And these sriracha garlic toasts with shrimp?!!! so delicious! I’ll take an entire plate please! (it was sooo great meeting you!)

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:28 am

      Thank you SO MUCH for all your sharing with this program and recipe, Alice. It’s very appreciated. It was awesome to meet you, too!!

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    Rebecca {foodie with family} — April 7, 2014 at 8:58 am

    I love the program that Land O’ Lakes is running here and I LOVE these toasts! It’s an all around win!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:23 am

      Hi Rebecca! Thanks on the toasts. And, yes, honored to be involved in this program.

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    Paula - bell'alimento — April 7, 2014 at 9:14 am

    Pinned and hello what an awesome appetizer!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:22 am

      Thank you so much, Paula. xo

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    meredith in sock monkey slippers — April 7, 2014 at 10:31 am

    I want a plate for lunch! delish!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:21 am


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    Christine from Cook the Story — April 7, 2014 at 10:45 am

    The recipe AND the program sound fabulous!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:21 am

      Thanks, Christine. The toasts are scrumptious. And the program is awesome!

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    Laurie {Simply Scratch} — April 7, 2014 at 11:15 am

    PINNED! I Love Land 0′ Lakes and this program! Now I just need a plate of these toasts and my day will be set!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:20 am

      Thank you so much for sharing, Laurie. And let me know if you make these toasts!

  10. #
    Norma — April 7, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Great recipe and program.

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:20 am

      Thank you, Norma!

  11. #
    Maria — April 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    Nice recipe and love this program!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:19 am

      Thanks, Maria. I’m loving this program, too!

  12. #
    Wendy — April 7, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    God Bless you and Land O Lakes for feeding Americans who are in need of meals! I don’t think we do enough for our own families who are in need. What a great recipe Brenda. I also recently jumped on the sriracha band wagon recently and love it! I think our house was the last on the street to get cable tv!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:18 am

      You are so right. There is hunger all over the world, and a whole lot right here in America. Always great to hear from you, Wendy – let me know if you come across any great sriracha recipes! ;)

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    cheri — April 7, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    These look amazing1 Pinned!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:16 am

      Thank you so much, Cheri!

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    Carol at Wild Gooese Tea — April 7, 2014 at 5:17 pm

    Wow pretty impressive the feeding program with Lands o Lake.
    I loved your sharing of your growing up situation. Until recently I didn’t even know what srirach was. So I didn’t know there was even a band wagon to jump on. More importantly I love this charming quick appetizer recipe. Great for a crowd and great for me who lives alone.

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:16 am

      Thanks, Carol – so nice to hear from you!

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    Gaby — April 7, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    I want to make these and every single one!

    • Brenda replied on April 8th, 2014 at 7:15 am

      These are def addictive. Blake and I did a great job polishing these off all by ourselves!

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    Kristin @ — April 8, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Oh my gosh these looks amazing, I could eat an entire batch myself! Thank you for this recipe I cannot wait to try it!
    The Cheap Chef

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    bridget {bake at 350} — April 8, 2014 at 6:56 pm

    BRENDA!!! Oh my gosh! I’m in love with these!

  18. #
    Denise — April 8, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    Killer recipe, and doesn’t Sriracha make the world go around! I love that the shrimp are served on the buttered toast. I imagine this as a great appetizer or a light lunch.

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    Laura @ Laura's Culinary Adventures — April 8, 2014 at 9:15 pm

    I totally understand; it took me a long time to get into browned butter. This recipe looks delicious!

  20. #
    Shaina — April 9, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    I need these little spicy bites in my life.

  21. #
    JulieD — April 10, 2014 at 10:48 am

    This is gorgeous and sriracha…I have been obsessed with it lately!!

  22. #
    Jodee Weiland — April 10, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    This looks great! I love the use of Sriracha with anything…love the added flavor. Thanks for sharing!

  23. #
    Joanne @ Fifteen Spatulas — April 10, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    OH MY GOODNESS this looks amazing. I was late to the sriracha craze too, but it is good stuff! I’m sure it’s not going anywhere anytime soon ;)

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    Serena | Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch — April 10, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    I always love shrimp and sriracha! These are perfect for entertaining! Love this campaign, such a great cause!


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