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Deep Fried Shrimp Balls

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Recipe

 

Yield

5 servings

Prep

20 min

Cook

15 min

Ready

40 min
Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free, Sugar-Free

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
1 pound shrimp
cleaned and deveined
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2 each bacon
strips
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4 each water chestnuts
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1 x salt
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1 x black pepper
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1 each eggs
beaten
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2 tablespoons cornstarch
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1 x vegetable oil
for deep frying
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
453.6 g shrimp
cleaned and deveined
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2 each bacon
strips
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4 each water chestnuts
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1 x salt
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1 x black pepper
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1 each eggs
beaten
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3E+1 ml cornstarch
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1 x vegetable oil
for deep frying
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Directions

Mince shrimp, bacon, onion or water chestnuts together until fine.

Place mixture in bowl.

Remove crusts from bread.

Dice bread into very fine cubes.

Place cubes in shrimp mixture.

Add salt, pepper, egg and 2 tablespoons corn starch to mixture.

Combine thoroughly.

Fill a wok halfway up with oil. Heat oil on highest heat setting.

When you think oil is sufficiently heated, test the temperature of it with a small piece of bread crust.

If it frys to a golden brown colour, then oil is ready for deep frying.

If bread crust fails to brown readily, then oil is not ready yet.

If bread crust frys to a dark brown, then oil is too hot.

Shut heat off of wok, allow oil to cool 5 minutes before turning heat on again.

Retest oil with bread crust to see if it is of proper temperature.

When oil is ready for deep frying, take 2 teaspoons, dip into shrimp mixtrue and for a 1 inch diametere ball.

Drop ball into hot oil.

Place about 8 balls into the hot oil.

Allow each ball to deep fry 3 minutes.

Turn balls so that each will fry to a golden brown colour.

Remove balls to paper toweling to drain excess oil from them.

Repeat procedure for deep frying rest of shrimp mixture until all of the mixture is used up.

Place shrimp balls on a serving platter.

Garnish with parsley or other raw vegetable.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 103g (3.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16412% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 214mg 71%
Sodium 217mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 42g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 4% Iron 18%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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