The next best thing to a cruise in the Caribbean is this fried shrimp appetizer. You may want to double this recipe!
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.
servesmakes 2 1/2 dozen
prep time30 Min
cook time10 Min
4 1/2 oz
can of deveined shrimp (or fresh shrimp)
sifted all purpose flour
old bay seasoning
curry powder ,or to taste
dairy sour cream
vegetable or canola oil for frying
How To Make
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.
To Make In The Oven:
Pre-heat oven to 375^-to 400^.Drop onto parchment covered baking sheets at least 2 inches apart and bake for 15 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
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