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Stuffed Yao Tai
Dim Sum and Other Snack Foods
|Stuffed Yao Tai|
4 yao tai (Chinese long deep-fried crullers), cut each into three pieces
1/4 pound peeled shrimp, finely minced
1/4 pound finely hand-minced lean beef
9 water chestnuts, minced very fine
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 Tablespoons sweet potato flour
1 cup oil
1. Make slice the long way but not all the way through into each cut cruller piece preparing them for stuffing.
2. Mix shrimp, beef, water chestnuts, salt, and sugar and set aside.
3.Using half the flour, dust inside of each cruller piece lightly with the sweet potato flour. Sprinkle the rest of the flour on top of the shrimp/beef mixture.
4.Take one-twelfth of the shrimp mixture and stuff it into each cruller.
5. Heat oil and then oil blanch for one minute, each piece, one at a time into the oil and drain it immediately. Repeat until done, then serve.