Skinless Kikiam Recipe

This recipe came from the Chinese.  A Chinese delicacy which have been part of the Filipino diet.


1/4 kilo shelled shrimp
1/4 kilo pork fat, minced
1/2 cup flour
2 eggs
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
atsuete (optional)


How to make Kikiam:

  • Shell shrimps and chop coarsely. Put in a bowl with the pork fat. Add flour, eggs, salt, pepper, sugar.
  • Mix thoroughly and make a small patty and try to check the seasoning.
  • Form small patties and fry in hot oil.
  • Drain well and put over paper napkins to absorb the oil. Serve hot with sauce on the side.

For sauce:
1 big radish grated finely
1 cup vinegar
1/2 cup sugar
1-1/2 teaspoon salt

  • Put grated radish in a bowl. Sprinkle with salt and let stand for 5 minutes then squeeze out juice.
  • Put in a colander and wash out salt. Drain.
  • Return radish to bowl. Add vinegar, sugar and salt.

Kikiam Recipe