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chamorro shrimp patties

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Desiree Taimanglo-Ventura
Yigo, GU

This is a good recipe for shrimp patties that my aunt gave me last year.

(2 ratings)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For chamorro shrimp patties

  • 2
  • 1 can
    10 ounce can of evaporated milk
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    (or 2 teaspoons) salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 lb
    medium raw shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped
  • 1
    10 ounce package of frozen mixed vegetables (completely thawed and drained)
  • 4 c
    vegetable oil (for deep frying)
  • 2 c
    shredded crab meat (optional)

How To Make chamorro shrimp patties

  • 1
    combine eggs and evaporated milk in a bowl and beat together.
  • 2
    Add in flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and other seasoning and mix.
  • 3
    Add in shrimp. crab meat (if you're using it), and mixed vegetables and combine.
  • 4
    Heat oil in a skillet on medium-high
  • 5
    When the oil is heated, drop large spoonfuls of the batter into the oil and fry until golden. Use a bamboo skewer and poke it through the patty to make sure it's done. If the skewer comes out clean, then it's just right.
  • 6
    Drain oil over paper towels and serve.