Recipe: Ukoy - Shrimp Fritters
Philippines food: Ukoy or Shrimp fritters
Image © 2007 Habeeb Salloum
Serves about 6
2 cups bean sprouts1-1/2 cups chopped shrimps 1 cup flour 2 eggs, beaten1/2 cup finely chopped fresh coriander1/2 cup finely chopped green onions 4 cloves garlic, crushed1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes wateroil
Combine all ingredients, except water and oil in a mixing bowl, then stir in as much water as needed to create a pancake-like batter.
Place oil to about a one-inch depth in a saucepan, then heat. Drop heaping tablespoons of batter in oil then fry over medium heat until fritters become golden brown. Drain on paper towels, then serve warm.