Aunt Trina’s Shrimp Boulettes

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Servings: 8 to 10 servings
Cook Time: 15 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 medium onion, cut in chunks
1 medium Idaho potato, peeled and cut in chunks
1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed
1/3 cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
3 green onions, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 egg, beaten
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons vegetable shortening





Using the grinder attachment on a mixer or in a food processor grind onion and potato together. Add shrimp and pulse all together.

In a bowl, combine the shrimp mixture with the chopped parsley, green onion and green pepper. Stir in the egg and flour to make a batter. Fold in shrimp to the mixture and season with salt and pepper.

Melt the shortening in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the shortening is hot, drop the batter by tablespoonfuls into the pan. Saute 2 to 3 minutes per side, until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

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Dear Paula, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Aunt. We love you Paula, and also support you!

By Bobbie Pemberton on July 09, 2013


My condolences to you and your family for your loss of your Aunt Trina ! She left many memories to y'all by way of recipes and other memorabilia such as photos and everlasting images in your minds ! We are all behind you in your time of great stress you are having to endure by thoughtless people !You will survive ,and you will thrive and prosper ! Keep your work ethic going ! We love you !

By ben conner on July 09, 2013


Love you Paula! Sorry to hear about your Aunt. You're in my prayers!

By Linda on July 09, 2013


I understood the recipe and can't wait to try! Love you Ms. Paula

By Anonymous on July 09, 2013


i love your show and your food you are the best god bless you always have a great 1

By Edna Harwell on July 15, 2012


The 2nd paragraph of the directions for these shrimp boulettes does not make sense. Do you mean to coat the shrimp mixture with the egg and flour batter?

By marilyn deville on June 08, 2012


When are the shrimp put in. Recipe says to pulse shrimp all together with potato and onion. Then later it says to fold shrimp into mixture and season with salt and pepper. Please clarify.

By floridapat41 on November 30, 2011

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