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Basic Braised Shrimp Balls

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  Shrimp 1 Pound
  Pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon

1. Shell and devein shrimp; mince or grind with pork. Then blend in sherry, soy sauce, sugar and salt.
2. Blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste. Add to shrimp mixture, mixing well. Form into walnut-size balls; then flatten each slightly.
3. Heat oil. Brown shrimp balls lightly on all sides.
4. Add remaining water and cook, covered, over medium heat, turning several times, until done

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1122 Calories from Fat 509

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g88.2%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 764.3 mg254.8%

Sodium 2641.3 mg110.1%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.25 g1%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 118 g235.3%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C 15.1%

Calcium 24.6% Iron 69.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basic Braised Shrimp Balls Recipe