Cajun Shrimp Balls

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Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Cajun Shrimp Balls

Cajun Shrimp Balls

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp chopped scallions
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1/2 C. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper sauce
  • 1/2 lb. shrimp, cooked, cleaned and finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 C. fine dry bread crumbs
  • Oil or shortening for deep frying

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan melt butter. Add parsley and scallions, cook for 1 minute. Blend in flour. Stir in milk, salt and pepper sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in shrimp. Shape into balls using 1 tablespoon mixture per ball. Beat eggs. Dip balls in bread crumbs, then eggs, then bread crumbs again. Chill for 30 minutes.

  2. Heat oil to 350:F to half fill a large saucepan. Fry 4 balls at a time until brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Yields 24 shrimp balls.




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