shrimp balls with cheese
INDULGE IN DEEP FRIED SHRIMP BALLS WITH CHEESE AND PLUM FILLING
  • 5 Min. Prep
  • 15-20 Min. Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • 957 Calories

These cheesy fried shrimp balls are excellent party food and ready in just 20 minutes. Preserved plum gives the shrimp balls a pleasing sweetness, while Knorr® Chicken Broth Mix supplies a contrasting, savory umami flavor. Layer upon layer of sweet, cheesy, seafood flavors make this dish a true treat to indulge in on special occasions.

Ingredients
  • 8 oz shrimp
  • 4 pieces preserved plum
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 10 spring roll sheets, shredded
  • sprinkle of cornstarch
  • Cheese sauce: 4 slices cheddar cheese, 2 tbsp onion, chopped, 1 tsp Knorr® Chicken Broth Mix, 1/2 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp cornstarch, 1/2 cup water
  • Seasoning: 1 tsp cornstarch, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp sugar
Directions
1

Place the shrimp into the food processor with the seasoning and blend until sticky. Cut the preserved plum into small pieces, then steam until soft and set aside.

2

Cut the cheese into squares. Place a small amount of plum in the center of each square and fold the cheese over to enclose the plum.

3

Mold the shrimp paste into balls and stuff the cheese packets into the center. Dip each ball into a bowl with the shredded spring roll, then set aside.

4

Heat oil in a pan to 175-190F. Deep fry the shrimp balls for 4-5 minutes, then place on a dish and set aside.

5

For the sauce, sauté the onion until transparent. Add the water, starch, Knorr® Chicken Broth Mix, and sugar to the onion and bring to a boil. Add the cheese slices and cook until they melt.

6

To serve, either pour the cheese sauce over the shrimp balls or set aside to use as a dipping sauce.

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