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Festive Seafood Phyllo Triangles

Total Time: 50 MIN Makes: 30 triangles
Prep Time: 25 MIN Cook Time: 25 MIN

Featuring shrimp, crab meat and assorted vegetables, these triangle appetizers adds spice to any gathering.

  • 20 sheets Athens® Phyllo Dough (9″ x 14″), thawed
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces shrimp peeled and deveined, cut into thirds
  • 1 can (6 ounce) lump crab meat, drained
  • 4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 teaspoon teriyaki sauce
  • 1/3 cup of each of the following chopped vegetables: shiitake mushrooms, carrots, pea pods, red bell peppers and scallions


Thaw one roll of phyllo, following thawing instructions on package. Preheat oven to 375°F.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium frying pan. Add minced ginger, garlic, cayenne pepper, salt and shrimp. Cook 2-3 minutes.
Stir in well-drained crab, sesame oil and teriyaki sauce. Remove from pan. Melt 2 tablespoons butter and lightly sauté the vegetables.
Combine cooked seafood and vegetables together.

Unroll and cover phyllo sheets with plastic wrap and then a slightly damp towel to prevent drying out. Place one sheet of phyllo on work surface and lightly brush with butter. Top with another sheet of phyllo. Cut buttered phyllo into 3 sections, lengthwise. Repeat this step 8 times using remaining phyllo sheets to make 30 laminated Phyllo strips (measuring approx. 3″ x 14″).

Stack strips and keep covered with plastic wrap, then a damp towel while assembling triangles.
Assemble appetizer triangles as follows: About 1 inch from the bottom of a laminated phyllo strip, place 1 scant tablespoon prepared filling.
Fold the phyllo over the filling. then roll up like a flag by folding one corner of phyllo diagonally across to opposite edge to form a triangle. Continue to fold onto itself to end of strip.
Place triangle seam side down on baking tray, butter top lightly with melted butter. Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.


Serving size: 1 appetizer(35g), Amount per serving: Calories 80, Total Fat – 3.5g, Saturated fat – 1.5g, Trans Fat – 0g, Cholesterol – 15mg, Sodium – 120mg, Dietary Fiber – 0g, Total Carbohydrate – 9g, Sugars – 1g, Protein – 3g, Vitamin D –0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 0%, Potassium – 0%