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Crispy Shrimp Balls
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How to Make Crispy Shrimp Balls

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Seafood Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 1 1/2 dozens
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo fresh shrimps shelled and-finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup pork fat finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 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:

  • 1/2 cup banana catsup
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch dissolved in
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. fine salt
  • 1 small can pineapple chunks


    How 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.

    How to make sauce:

    • Boil all ingredients except pineapple chunks. Stir until thick.
    • Add chunks one minute before removing from heat. Yields 1 and 1/2 dozen.