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“This recipe originates from Food and Wine, my sister in law passed it along. It is FANTASTIC! Great as a salad on a bed of greens, served it on toasted sandwich rounds (the 100 cal ones) on croissants or as an hor d'oeuvre as originally intended on toasted baguette rounds.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread the baguette slices on a large rimmed baking sheet and bake for about 8 minutes, or until just crisp. Let cool.
  2. 2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the pancetta slices or bacon in an even layer and cook over moderate heat until crisp, about 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels and crumble.
  3. 3. In a medium bowl, mix the shrimp with the mayonnaise, basil and lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.
  4. 4. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on each of the baguette slices. Top with an arugula leaf, a slice of tomato and a scant tablespoon of the shrimp salad. Sprinkle with the crumbled pancetta and serve.
  5. Make Ahead The shrimp salad can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.

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