How to Make Crispy Shrimp Balls
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Recipe type: Seafood Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
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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.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at http://www.panlasangpinoymeatrecipes.com/crispy-shrimp-balls.htm