Fried Shrimp Balls Recipe

Summary

CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Shelled shrimp1 1⁄2 Pound, deveined and finely chopped (700 Gram)
 Brown breadcrumbs1 Ounce (Fresh Ones)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Onion1 Small, finely chopped
 Ginger wine3 Tablespoon
 Black pepper To Taste
 Dry breadcrumbs3 Ounce (75 Gram)
 Oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
 Lemon wedges4 (To Serve)
For fritter batter
 Flour2 Ounce (50 Gram)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Pinch
 Water4 Tablespoon
 Vegetable oil2 Teaspoon
 Egg white1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1826 Calories from Fat 639

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 72 g111%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1034.1 mg

Sodium 2323.2 mg96.8%

Total Carbohydrates 125 g41.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 11.7 g

Protein 158 g316.1%

Vitamin A 24.8% Vitamin C 76.2%

Calcium 59.8% Iron 135%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Mix the shrimps with the fresh breadcrumbs, garlic, onion, ginger wine and pepper to taste.
With floured hands form the mixture into 24 balls.
To make the fritter batter, sift the flour, salt and sugar into a mixing bowl.
Stir in the water and oil to make a smooth batter.
Beat the egg white until it will form a soft peak and fold into the batter.
Dip the shrimp balls in the batter, then roll them in the dry breadcrumbs to coat on all sides.
Shake off any excess.
Half fill a deep-frying pan with oil and heat to 190°C/375°F on a deep-fat thermometer, or until a cube of stale bread dropped into the oil turns light brown in 35 seconds.
Put the shrimp balls, five or six at a time, in the frying basket and lower into the oil.
Fry, shaking occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp and golden brown.
Drain the shrimp balls on kitchen paper towels and keep hot while you fry the remaining shrimp balls.
Serve hot, garnished with the lemon wedges.
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