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Appetizers, Fish and Shellfish

Capri shrimp salad bruschetta

Capri shrimp salad bruschetta
Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Bruschetta, the traditional Italian garlic bread grilled over coals or wood, is a good appetizer for summer entertaining. The grilled surfaces of the bread are rubbed with cut garlic, then drizzled with olive oil and typically served with toppings. I ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 4
  • 10 large cooked shrimp (about 1/2 pound), peeled and cut into 1/3-inch dice
  • 2/3 cup minced fennel
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons capers, drained
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 4 firm cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 4 warm slices basic bruschetta
  • Small dill sprigs, for garnish

Step 1Combine the shrimp, fennel, mayonnaise, red onion, dill, capers and red pepper flakes in a bowl. Toss to mix. (This can be made a day ahead and refrigerated.) Toss in the tomatoes.

Step 2To serve, spoon the shrimp salad on warm bruschetta slices, dividing evenly. Garnish with dill sprigs. Serve immediately.


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