Dutch Cheese And Shrimp Puffs
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Shredded gouda cheese/Edam cheese||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Tiny shrimp||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped onion||1 Tablespoon|
|Oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)|
In a saucepan, bring butter and water to a boil.
Add flour and stir vigorously with a wooden spoon until batter leaves the sides of the saucepan.
Remove from heat and allow batter to cool to room temperature.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in cheese, shrimp, onion, salt, pepper, and Tabasco.
In a deep frying pan, pour 2 inches of cooking oil.
Heat oil to 375°F.
Drop batter into hot oil by the spoonful.
Fry puffs until they are golden.
Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
Serve warm in a napkin-lined dish.
Puffs can be kept hot in a warm oven.