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.
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"I am on a NO SALT diabetic diet. Is there other ways I can make this with NO SALT???" - lpless51
"The standard gravy and dressing packs are less than one ounce. Did you use multiple packets? Seems like salt overload!" - mmcannon13
"is there a truck to adding the cream cheese where it doesn't circle? I've the recipe and it tastes great but the crea. cheese juat doesn't fully break down." - seamus m.
"This recipe is excellent. Any kind of roast works well. I did try to reduce the salt by adding 1/2 package of ranch dressing, but I found the majority of salt was coming from the Italian dressing. So I added full package of ranch and brown gravy and 1/2 package of italian dressing and it was ... " - kelly knowles