Cajun Shrimp Balls
Recipe: Appetizer : Cajun Shrimp Balls - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition Facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
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 C. fine dry bread crumbs
Oil or shortening for deep frying
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.
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.
"I made this tonight but I put my own spin on it. I took someones advice from the reviews below and I seasoned the chicken with garlic salt and pepper then drenched it in flour sauteed for a few min on each side in real butter. I put the chicken in a pan and covered it in a mix of buffalo sauce ... " - nicolemrdz
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