Crispy Shrimp Balls

Try this unique crispy shrimps balls that you can cook anytime. It is so simple that you don’t have to be an expert cook or chef to make these. One unique feature of this shrimp balls is, it is coated with crispy vermicelli noodles. A very nice and presentable dish.

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To cook crispy shrimp balls; Mix and blend the shrimps, pork fat, flour, salt, pepper, egg, and water chestnut. Form 2 teaspoons of mixture into balls and arrange in a baking tray refrigerate for at least half an hour. Soak bihon noodles in water for 1 minute. Drain. Spread on a platter. Roll shrimp mixture in bihon noodles until balls are formed and well coated. Deep fry in hot oil, a few balls at a time, until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper towel. Serve hot with sauce. To make sauce; Boil all ingredients except pineapple chunks. Stir until thick. Add chunks one minute before removing from heat. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

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How to Make Crispy Shrimp Balls
 
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Recipe type: Seafood Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 1½ dozens
Ingredients
  • ½ kilo fresh shrimps, shelled and-finely chopped
  • ¼ cup pork fat, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. white pepper
  • 10 pcs water chestnuts, finely chopped
  • 1 whole egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cup bihon or vermicelli noodles, cut into 1 inch length
Ingredients for Sauce:
  • ½ cup banana catsup
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch dissolved in
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • ½ tsp. fine salt
  • 1 small can pineapple chunks
Instructions
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How to cook Crispy Shrimp Balls
  1. Mix and blend the shrimps, pork fat, flour, salt, pepper, egg, and water chestnut.
  2. Form 2 teaspoons of mixture into balls and arrange in a baking tray refrigerate for at least half an hour.
  3. Soak bihon noodles in water for 1 minute. Drain. Spread on a platter.
  4. Roll shrimp mixture in bihon noodles until balls are formed and well coated.
  5. Deep fry in hot oil, a few balls at a time, until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper towel.
  6. Serve hot with sauce.
How to make sauce:
  1. Boil all ingredients except pineapple chunks. Stir until thick.
  2. Add chunks one minute before removing from heat. Yields 1 and ½ dozen.

 

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Crispy Shrimp Balls