Fried Shrimp Fritters is one of the popular hawker snack available anywhere in Malaysia.No matter who you are whether you're Chinese,Malay or India you will surely love this snack.I remember when I was freshly out of high school and found a job at one of the local food court in a famous mall I come to know about this special fritters..One of the consignment vendor in the mall sold this type of snack (fritter)like a hot cake.Everyday the stall will packed with customers demanding for this type of shrimp fritters.I dunno what is her actual ingredients but all I know is she used taro and shrimp as one her main ingredients to make this delicious fritter..So now I tried to make this shrimp fritter with taro and sweet potato with my own recipe..It's taste not exactly like the one I like but it's editable and good accordingly to my hubby!! For him who do not eat this type of snack(typical American) said it's good,then it's must be good!! lol!
1 large white sweet potato(Japanese potato) about 1/2 lb,peeled and shredded fine
Taro or yam about 1 lb,peeled and shredded fine
1 medium carrot,peeled and shredded
2 stalk green scallion,washed and cut about 2 inch
1 large onion,peeled and sliced thin
1 tbsp ground white pepper
1 tbsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp 5 spices powder
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup rice flour
10 large shrimp with shell-on,washed
1:Prepare a large mixing bowl,combine ingredients (B) mix well,then add in ingredients(A),mix again..
2:Heat fryer or deep skillet with 2 aluminum ladle in oil at medium heat at 350 F..When oil is hot enough,scoop 2 tbsp batter mixture into one of the ladle below the rim.Place one shrimp on the top of the batter.Then slowly place the ladle back into the hot oil.Repeat the same for the other ladle.
3:Fry for 5 minutes before slow remove the bottom from inside of the ladle with chopstick.When the fritter come out from the ladle,fry for another 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.When remove fritter from ladle ,remember to place back the ladle into the hot oil before repeat the same procedure again..if not the fritter won't come out easily from the ladle..