- 500g shrimp
- 2 eggs
- 100g oyster mushroom, it is also called Pleurotus ostreatus. You can learn more about it at Wikipedia. (*Note: if you do not have oyster mushroom, you can use 1 onion instead). For the oyster mushroom, you should soak it in salty water for a while before processing. This will help to remove the smell of mushroom as well as make it to be crisper when enjoying.
- 50g crispy flour
- 50g bread crumbs
- 10g corn starch
- 50g carrot
- A few scallions
- 4 shallots
- Cooking oil
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon seasoning powder
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- First, peel the shrimp shells and remove their heads, then cut the shrimp tails. (*Note: do not throw away those shrimp tails.)
- Chop the shrimps, carrot, scallions, shallots and the oyster mushroom or (1 onion) up into small pieces.
- Put all the ingredients that was chopped up before such as: the shrimp, carrot, scallion, shallot and oyster mushroom or (onion) into a bowl.
- Next add the spices follow as: 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon seasoning powder, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 10g corn starch and 1 teaspoon oyster sauce to the mixture. Then mix well and marinate it about 15 minutes so that the spices are infused.
- After finishing, divide the mixture into small pieces and shape them into small circular blocks as the image below.
- Next dip all the mixture blocks into the ingredients in the order of the crispy flour, eggs and bread crumbs to make a crispy surface for the dish.
- Pin the shrimp tails onto the mixture blocks as the image below. (*Note: you can use a chopstick to make a small hole before pinning the shrimp tails onto the mixture blocks, which will make it easier.)