Shrimp and Vegetables Fritters (Ukoy)
12-15 pcs Shrimps (jumbo), peeled,de-veined, and
butterflied with tails left on
1 pc Sweet potato (small), peeled and cut into
1 cup Squash, peeled and cut into match sticks
1 cup Mung bean sprouts
1/2 cup Spring onion, in strips
1 cup Cornstarch
5 Egg whites
Oil for deep frying
3 tbsp Soy sauce
1 tsp Vinegar
2 cloves Garlic, minced
Salt and ground black pepper
In a large bowl, combine the sweet potato, squash, mung bean sprouts, spring onion and cornstarch.
All vegetables should be evenly coated with cornstarch.
Add the egg whites little by little and mix with the vegetables.
Sandwich each of the shrimp in between 2 spoonfuls of vegetables and press the fritters together.
Lay on a baking sheet and chill for 20 minutes before frying.
Fry until crispy on both sides and serve with dipping sauce.
Sauteed Green-shell Mussels in Coconut Milk
1-1/2 lbs Green-shell mussels
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 pc Onion (small), chopped
4 cloves Garlic, minced
1 tsp Ginger, peeled and minced
1 pc Tomato (small), diced
2 tbsp Soy curd (miso)
1/4 cup Fish or shrimp stock
1 cup Coconut milk
1/2 tsp Fish sauce
1 tsp Shrimp paste
1/4 cup Cilantro, chopped
Ground black pepper
In a large saute pan, saute onions, garlic and ginger in heated olive oil.
Add the tomato and soy curd. Cook, simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the stock, coconut milk, fish sauce, shrimp paste, mussels, and black pepper.
Cover and simmer for 7 minutes until mussels are heated through.
Stir in the cilantro.
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