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Shrimp Balls in Oyster Sauce

Fish and Seafood

Shrimp Balls in Oyster Sauce
1 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined
6 water chestnuts
1/4 cup bamboo shoots, chopped
1 egg white
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 Tablespoon dry sherrry
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash of ground white pepper
1/4 cup oyster sauce
2 cups corn oil
1 scallion, choopped
1. Chop shrimp and mix with all but the last three ingredients. Let rest half an hour in the refrigerator.
2. Heat oil in a large saucepan to about 350 degrees F. Then using tow spoons, make balls of the shrimp mixture and deep fry them until golden; drain them on paper towels then put them on a serving plate.
3. Heat the oster sauce (the microwave oven works wonderfully for this) and pour it over the shrimp balls, then garnis with the minced scallion.
Serves six.

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