Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Hot Shrimp Salad

After an oily Christmas Eve Dinner ... I decided to prepare something light for Media Noche. A start the year right kind of thing. So here's what I Prepared.


(kitchen stuff)

- Deep Pan, good for deep frying

- Big Bowl to mixing the salad

(Salad Mixture)

- 1 can Fruit Cocktail

- 1 can Condensed Milk

-2 big sachets/jars of mayonnaise


- 1/2 kilo Medium shrimps(tiger prawns won't work since the meat is too stiff also won't cook as well)

- 2 big eggs(beaten)

- Cornstarch

- Salt


- lettuce

- 6 Crab Sticks

Preparing the Shrimp :

1. Wash, Peel and Devein the Shrimps

Deveining the Shrimp?

a. Slice the shrimps back till you reach a black part in the center of the shrimp, that's the vein

b. Remove the vein

2. Prepare the Batter

a. Beat 2 big eggs

b. Season with some salt

c. Add cornstarch till the batter gets a slightly thick texture

3. Cover the Shrimps with the Batter and Deep Fry in Medium heat until Golden Brown

Preparing the Salad:

1. Open the fruit cocktail and strain

2. Put the strained fruit cocktail to the mixing bowl and add the Condensed Milk and Mayonnaise

Note: Mayo to Condensed milk ratio is ideally 1tbsp Condensed Milk : 2 tbsp Mayonnaise

(this might differ since condensed milks differ in sweetness based on brand)

3. Add the Deep Fried Shrimps and Mix together


1. Crabsticks

a. Break the Crabsticks into strips

b. Cover with the left over Batter used on the Shrimp

c. Roll into patty like shapes and Deep Fry till Golden Brown

2. Lettuce

a. Break into plate like shapes

b. Wash and then strain


1. Line a big Plate with Lettuce until covered Completely

2. Put 5 Crabstick Patties on the lettuce forming a star like shape

3. Carefully put the Salad on the center forming a small mountain

4. Top with the last Crab patty on top Vertically

Now you're Hot Shrimp Salad is done and ready to serve. This much is good for at least 6-8 people.

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