|Shrimp Stuffed Banana Fritters
3 oz shrimp, raw shelled 1/2 oz pork fat 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp msg 1/2 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp cornstarch
2 bananas, not too ripe 2 TBS cornstarch
1/2 cup flour 6 TBS water 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 TBS peanut oil
6 cup oil for frying
Mince the shrimp and pork fat. Mix thoroughly with the other stuffing ingredients.
Peel bananas. Cut each into 3 pieces (figure 1). Cut each piece into 4 horizontal slices (figure 2). Coat the cut surface of banana sections with cornstarch (figure 3). Spread the filling on 12 sections and top each section with the corresponding plain sections to make 12 sandwiches (figure 4).Heat oil for deep-frying. Thoroughly mix together the batter ingredients. Coat each banana sandwich with batter. Drop banana sandwiches into the hot oil and deep-fry for 3 minutes over medium heat until golden. Remove, drain and serve. Makes 12 fritters.
Variation - A sweet glaze makes these fritters an unusual breakfast or desert dish:
Use caution with melted sugar, it is quite hot!