手打蝦丸 Homemade shrimp-balls
|蝦 一斤||1 catty of Shrimp|
|生粉 少許||Corn starch|
Remove and put it aside the head and shell of the shrimps. Remove the intestines. Use salt to clean the shrimps. Dry the shrimps.
Put the shrimps into a food processor with pepper and corn starch to form shrimp paste.
Take out the shrimp paste. Beat with hand for about 20-30 times.
Prepare a pot of hot water.
Squeeze the shrimp paste to ball shape by hand and put into hot water to set the shape.
If eat immediately can boil it with water. Or put into the fridge for later eat.
蝦上湯 Shrimp soup
|上述留起的蝦頭蝦殼||Shrimp head and shell kept in the above process|
|洋蔥 一個||1 Onion|
Clean and dry the shrimp head and shell. Remove the skin of onion and cut into pieces.
Pan fry the onion.
Pan fry the shrimp head and shell. Add more oil to force more shrimp oil to come out.
Add water and cover the lid. Allow it to boil under low heat for 30 minutes.
Scoop up the shrimp head and shell and onion to leave the soup. Or blend the ingredients and filter to get a thicker soup.
- 可用來煮菜，或加入其他配料做其他料理e.g.麵豉蝦湯，蕃茄蝦湯etc. 或製成冰粒存起日後使用。
Can be used to cook, such as miso shrimp soup and tomato shrimp soup. Or to stored as ice cube to use later.
煮食提示 Cooking tips
Can cook until storing a certain amount of shrimp head and shell regularly.
Since it require some time to make the shrimp-balls, can cook a large amount of them and store them into the refrigerator for anytime use.
Special thanks to Veronica Poon for the recipe.