Spicy Shrimp Fritters


3/4 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 egg
1 tbs fish sauce
1 cup plain flour
2 oz thin rice noodles
1/4 tsp shrimp paste (available at Asian Grocery Stores)
3 scallions, sliced
1 small red chili, finely chopped
oil for deep frying
Sweet chili sauce for serving
  • Process half the shrimp in a food processor until smooth.
  • Chop the remaining shrimp and mix in a bowl with with the processed prawns.
  • In a large bowl, beat the egg and fish sauce with 3/4 cup of water.
  • Sift the flour into a bowl and make a well.
  • Gradually add the egg mixture, whisking to make a lump free batter.
  • Fill a deep sauce pan or deep fryer 1/3 full with oil.
  • Heat the oil ┬áto 360 degrees.
  • Once the oil reaches temperature.
  • Drop tbs of the mixture into the hot oil and deep fry in batches for 3 minutes or until crisp and golden.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with sweet chili sauce.




30 min


10 min


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