Caribbean Poofties-hors d'oeuvres
This recipe will have your family and friends enjoying the island flavor of these puffs and asking for your recipe- so have plenty of copies on hand!
These can be fried as in the photo and/or baked as in the other photo. Either way they are delicious.
4 1/2 ozcan of deveined shrimp (or fresh shrimp)
1 csifted all purpose flour
1/4 tspold bay seasoning
1 pinchdill weed
1 Tbspcurry powder ,or to taste
1 cdairy sour cream
1 Tbspmelted butter
1/2 tspbaking soda
·vegetable or canola oil for frying
How to Make Caribbean Poofties-hors d'oeuvres
- Drain shrimp; chop up very fine. In medium bowl, combine shrimp,flour, curry powder, old bay seasoning,dill weed, and salt. Gradually stir in 1/2 cup of the sour cream until smooth.
- Then stir in the beaten egg and fold in the rest of the sour cream and the melted butter.
Dissolve the baking soda in 1 1/2 teaspoons of warm water. Stir into flour mixture until well combined.
Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
- In a deep skillet or deep fryer, slowly heat oil(at least 2 inches deep) to 380^ on deep fry thermometer.
Drop dough a few teaspoonfuls at a time in the hot oil. Deep-fry, turning once, about 3 minutes on each side, or just until golden-brown.
Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Serve warm or cold with coconut or pineapple dip.