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Fried Shrimp And Ham

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Ingredients
  Smoked ham 1⁄2 Pound (Virginia, Prosciutto)
  Large raw shrimp 2 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Soy sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Minced onion 3 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the ham in strips of about 1 inch wide and 3 inch long.
2) Wash and dry the shrimps.
3) Make 2 slits in each of the shrimps and thread a piece of ham through them.

MAKING
4) In a bowl, sift the flour, cornstarch, salt and pepper.
5) Beat in the eggs, soy sauce, sherry, onion and garlic.
6) Dip the shrimp in the mixture, coating them well.
7) In a wok, heat the fat to 365°F and drop the shrimps in it one by one.
8) Fry until golden brown.

SERVING
9) Serve hot with coconut chili dip and lemon wedge on side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 252 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 200.5 mg66.8%

Sodium 1708.9 mg71.2%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.33 g1.3%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 25 g49.1%

Vitamin A 1.5% Vitamin C 0.33%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 5.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fried Shrimp And Ham Recipe