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Golden Shrimp Balls

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Golden Shrimp Balls are my favorite shrimp preparation. I have been making this delicious Golden Shrimp Balls for a few years now. This Golden Shrimp Balls recipe is simply fantastic.
Ingredients
  Shrimp 1⁄2 Pound
  Pork fat 2 Ounce
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Rice wine/Dry sherry 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 6 Cup (96 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

Shell and devein shrimp.
Rinse and pat dry with a paper towel.
Flatten each shrimp with the broad side of a cleaver to make chopping easier.
Finely chop shrimp and pork fat with a cleaver.
Combine chopped pork fat and shrimp.
Chop mixture to a fine paste.
Using a spoon or your hands, thoroughly mix shrimp paste with salt, wine, sesame oil, cornstarch and egg white.
Roll mixture in the palms of your hands into 1-inch balls.
Put breadcrumbs in a shallow dish.
Roll shrimp balls in breadcrumbs to coat thoroughly.
Heat 6 cups oil in a wok over high heat to 350°F (175°C).
Reduce heat to medium.
Carefully lower shrimp balls into hot oil with a slotted metal spoon.
Deep-fry 4 or 5 at a time until golden, about 3 minutes.
Remove from oil with slotted spoon.
Drain on paper towels.
Repeat with remaining shrimp balls.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2036 Calories from Fat 1671

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 188 g289.4%

Saturated Fat 33.9 g169.3%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 388.4 mg129.5%

Sodium 1672.8 mg69.7%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.5%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 56 g112%

Vitamin A 9.1% Vitamin C 7.6%

Calcium 20.9% Iron 41.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Golden Shrimp Balls Recipe