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Deep-Fried Shrimp Balls in Batter

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 1/2 c Bamboo shoots
  • 1/2 c Canned button mushrooms
  • 1 Scallion
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 ds Pepper
  • 3 dr Sesame oil; more or less
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 c Flour
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 3 ts Oil
  • Oil for deep-frying


1. Shell and devein shrimp. Then mince, along with bamboo shoots, canned
button mushrooms and scallion. Place in a mixing bowl.

2. Blend in salt, pepper and sesame oil. Then fold in egg white. Stir in
one direction until mixture is fluffy. Then form into walnut-size balls.

3. Beat whole egg lightly. Add flour, baking powder and oil and blend to a
smooth batter. (If necessary, add water to thin slightly.) Meanwhile heat
deep-frying oil.

4. Dip shrimp balls, one at a time, in batter to coat; then carefully drop
into hot oil. Deep-fry a few at a time, as in "Basic Deep-fried Shrimp
Balls". Then drain on paper toweling and serve.

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