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Shrimp & Onion Fritters

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  Raw deveined shrimp 20 Large (Around 1 lb)
  Onion 1 Medium, cut in quarters thinly sliced
  Carrot 1⁄2 Medium, thinly sliced diagonally, cut in 1 inch julienne strips
  Green bell pepper 1 Small, ends trimmed
  Egg 1 Large
  Sparkling water/Tap water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Peanut oil/Vegetable oil 6 Cup (96 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

In a medium-size bowl, combine shrimp, onion, carrot and bell pepper.
In another medium-size bowl, slightly beat egg; stir in water, flour, baking powder and salt just until blended, then stir in shrimp mixture.
In a wok or shallow heavy saucepan, heat oil to 360F (180C) or until a 1-inch cube of bread turns golden-brown in 60 seconds.
Fry tablespoonfuls of batter, turning occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes or until crispy and golden-brown.
Drain on paper towels.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2308 Calories from Fat 1297

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g224.3%

Saturated Fat 24.4 g121.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 882.3 mg294.1%

Sodium 1778.7 mg74.1%

Total Carbohydrates 145 g48.4%

Dietary Fiber 21.1 g84.5%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 116 g231.7%

Vitamin A 112.4% Vitamin C 128.9%

Calcium 71.5% Iron 11.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp & Onion Fritters Recipe