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Deep Fried Shrimp Balls

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  Shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound (Fresh / Frozen)
  Finely chopped water chestnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Soft bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (From 1 Slice)
  Finely chopped seeded rinsed canned green chilies 2 Tablespoon
  Snipped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 4 Tablespoon
  Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

Thaw shrimp, if frozen.
Shell and devein shrimp.
Pat dry with paper toweling.
Cut shrimp into pieces.
In small mixer bowl combine shrimp, water chestnuts, and onion; beat with electric mixer till well mashed.
Add egg, bread crumbs, green chili peppers, parsley, garlic, turmeric, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; beat well.
Shape mixture into balls, using about 2 tablespoonfuls for each.
Roll the balls in flour to lightly coat.
Fry the balls, several at a time, in deep hot oil (365°) about 3 minutes or till golden brown.
Remove balls using a slotted spoon or wire strainer.
Drain on paper toweling.
Keep warm while frying remaining balls.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1559 Calories from Fat 582

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g99%

Saturated Fat 10.7 g53.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1245.6 mg415.2%

Sodium 1376.7 mg57.4%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.3%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 155 g310.5%

Vitamin A 79.9% Vitamin C 128.8%

Calcium 50.2% Iron 137%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Deep Fried Shrimp Balls Recipe