Friday, April 11, 2008

Crackling Prawn Balls

3/4 lbs. prawns or shrimp
3/4 lbs. white fish fillet
1-2 oz. pork fat
1 egg
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp. salt
pepper(to taste)
2 slice white bread
oil for deep-frying

Chop and reduce the shrimps,fish and pork into fine pices(grains).

Mix the together with egg, ginger, salt and pepper into a consistent paste.

Form in to small balls about the size of a ping pong ball. Set Aside

Remove the crust from the bread. Slice each piece into fine croutons(approximately one-tenth of an inch[1/4 cm.] cubes) and spread them evenly on a roasting pan or baking sheet.

Place in a preheat oven at 350 F (180 C) for 5 minutes to try the croutons.

roll prawn balls over croutons, or bread cubes

Heat in oil in a deep fryer. When sizzling hot, deep-fry the prawn balls in 3 of 4 lots for 2-2 1/2 mins. for each lot. Keep them hot and give them all this time altogether a 2nd deep fry of 1 1/2 mins before serving

serve hot

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