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Shrimp Balls

Fish and Seafood

Shrimp Balls
Ingredients:
2 pounds fresh raw shrimp, shells and veins discarded,nthe shrimp minced coarsely
1 cup canned water chestnuts, coarsely minced
1 large yam, baked and peeled, half mashed, half cut into large cubes
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 eggs, beaten well
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
½ cup cake flour
2 cups vegetable oil
3 Tablespoons mashed canned gingko nuts

Preparation:
1. Mix minced shrimp, minced water chestnuts, the mashed yams, beaten eggs, sugar, and ground white pepper, then gently stir in the gingko nuts, and then roll this mixture into one-inch balls.
2. Stuff one o two yam cubes into each ball, then roll each one into flour and set them aside until all the flour wets.
3. Heat oil, then deep-fry the balls in several batches until crisp on their outsides, and then drain them and put them on paper towels, and serve them when hot and crisp.

                                                                                                                                                       
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