Shrimp Balls and Gravy

Shrimp Balls And Gravy

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Mary R Morris

By
@photosister

I have made these for years,I have no idea where this recipe first came from.It is in my handwritting ,on a sheet of old loose leaf paper.Simple and eazy and can be doubled or tripled.I buy the shrimp from the frozen food section of Wal-Mart .If you can get the fresh shrimp ,use them .But if not use the RAW frozen one..Just defrost first

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
About
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • ·
    shrimp balls
  • ·
    1 lb of raw shrimp
  • ·
    1 cup of bread crumbs
  • ·
    2 large eggs
  • ·
    1 large onion chopped
  • ·
    4 cloves of fresh garlic
  • ·
    1 tablespoon of worcestershire sauce
  • ·
    chopped fresh parsley ,chopped green onions
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • GRAVY::::

  • ·
    1/2 cup of flour
  • ·
    3/4 cup of oil
  • ·
    1 small onion chopped
  • ·
    1 bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • ·
    1 quart of water
  • ·
    1 can of tomato paste
  • ·
    2 small bay leaves
  • ·
    2 good size pinches of sweet basil
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Shrimp Balls and Gravy

Step-by-Step

  1. 1-Grind Shrimp ,onions and garlic in food chopper.
  2. 2-Place in mixing bowl:Add remaining ingredients .Mix well with hands.Shape in to small balls:Then roll into flour and fry untill brown.Take out and add to the gravy ,below....
  3. Gravy::::
  4. Make a roux,with flour and oil:Saute onions and bell pepper in roux;add water and remaining ingredients.After Shrimp Ball or Fried as above ,add them to the gravy and SIMMER on Low for a hour and a half......I serve over Rice ...But these can be used as a appetizer...
  5. PERSONAL NOTE:::::
    I often serve these as a appetizer ,or on the buffet at church dinners ..Just keep them warm in a crock pot....

Printable Recipe Card

About Shrimp Balls and Gravy

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 6 Comments & Reviews

24 Perfect Grilling Out Recipes

24 Perfect Grilling Out Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Grilling season is here! This is your one-stop shop for all the grilling recipes you need to make your Spring and Summer cookouts absolutely awesome!

Fantastic Fish Recipes For Fish Friday

Fantastic Fish Recipes for Fish Friday

Kitchen Crew

I love a good dinner theme. At my house, we do Meatless Monday and Taco Tuesday. Some weeks I like to do Fish Friday. Baked or fried, fish is a...

How To Make Compound Butter

How to Make Compound Butter

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Compound butter sounds extremely fancy and hard to make. In reality, it is extremely simple to prepare and will enhance any meal. They are made by mixing softened butter with...