Shrimp Puffs a la Creole

5-10
Servings
15m
Prep Time
20m
Cook Time
35m
Ready In


"Tasty little shrimp treats, good to serve as an app., lunch, or for a Friday night dinner with a side of fries and dipped into tartar sauce."

Original recipe yields 5-10 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (288.2 g)
  • Calories 392.1
  • Total Fat - 8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 258.7 mg
  • Sodium - 1007.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 51.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.9 g
  • Sugars - 3.4 g
  • Protein - 26.6 g
  • Calcium - 258.7 mg
  • Iron - 1.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Cook rice according to package directions, set aside.

Step 2

Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired; chop shrimp, and set aside.

Step 3

Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine egg yolks, milk, and 1 tablespoon oil, stirring well; gradually add dry ingredients, stirring just until blended. Add rice, shrimp, and onions, stirring gently.

Step 4

Beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form, and gently fold into shrimp mixture.

Step 5

Pour oil to depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 375-degrees F.

Step 6

Drop shrimp mixture by heaping teaspoonfuls into hot oil; cook for 3 - 4 minutes or until golden, turning once.

Step 7

Drain on paper towels, and serve immediately with remoulade or tartar sauce.

Step 8

Yield: 5 dozen.

Tips & Variations


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