how to make shrimp patties

This is another  great finger food wonderful as a snack or at any gathering including cocktails.


  • 1 lb shrimp (devine)
  • 1 lb flour
  • 1/4 butter/margarine
  • 1 tps salt
  • 2 head scallion(chopped)
  • 1/2 tps black pepper
  • 1 tps oyster sauce
  • 1 tps. oil
  • 1/2 tps corn starch
  • 1 egg
  • flour for dusting
  • cold water


  • Wash and chop shrimp into very small pieces
  • Heat oil in pan
  • Add chopped shrimp ,scallion,black pepper,oyster sauce and 1/2 tps. salt
  • Stir fry mixture until shrimp begans to fry
  • Dessolve corn starch in 1/4 cup water, add to shrimp and stir for 1 minute
  • Remove from heat and set to cool
  • MIX butter into flour using either your fingers or an egg beater
  • add 1/2 cup cold water continue to mix adding water if NECESSARY
  • When mixture begans to come together  make one large ball squeezing if necessary
  • Divide mixture into ping pong size balls
  • Flatten ball using a rolling pin
  • Add a little shrimp  and spread across the middle of the dough
  • Fold dough from one end to the next
  • Use a wet fork to close the ends of pattie
  • Repeat this with all other balls
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Place patties on a pan and bake for 15 minutes
  • Beat egg in a bowl with 1/4 cup water
  • Remove patties and brush on egg wash
  • Return to oven for 10 more minutes

wonderful finger food or as a snack


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