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Braised Shrimp Balls

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Ingredients
  Raw shrimp 2 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Eggs 3
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3 Teaspoon
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Sliced scallions 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sliced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peppers 3 , cut into 1/2 inch squares (green and red variety)
  Sliced mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ham slice 2 , julienned
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced peeled tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Tabasco 3⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash and drain the shrimps, chop them very fine.
2) Place the shrimp in a bowl, stir in the eggs, 1 ½ tablespoons of cornstarch, pepper, 1 tablespoon of salt, 1 table spoon of soy sauce, 2 teaspoon of sugar and 1 tablespoon of oil.
3) Mix very well the hand.
4) Pick up and slap down on a hard surface until spongy.

MAKING
5) Shape 1 table spoon of the mixture into walnut size balls.
6) In a shallow pan boil water with salt.
7) Drop a few shrimp balls at a time in the boiling water.
8) Cover the pan and cook until the shrimp balls rise to top.
9) Remove and drain the shrimp balls.

FINALIZING
10) In skillet heat the remaining oil and sauté the scallions, celery, peppers, mushrooms and ham for 2 minutes.
11) In a bowl mix together the remaining salt, cornstarch, soy sauce and sugar with the water, add to the skillet.
12) Add tomatoes, Tabasco and shrimp balls.
13) Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

SERVING
14) Serve the Braised shrimp balls hot on the bed of rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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