Shrimp Okoy. Okoy (shrimp fritters) is one of the many famous street foods in the Philippines. Ambulant vendors sell this Filipino snack in front of schools and commonly served during recess as merienda. Ukoy Recipe (Shrimp Fritter) Jump to Recipe Print Recipe.
This is can be an appetizer, a main dish, or a mid afternoon snack. Several variations of this dish exists, the most common ingredients that are mixed with. Ukoy, Okoy or Shrimp fritters started as an afternoon snack which is sold by street hawkers in Philippines but now it became popular as a side dish for main meals in restaurants. You can have Shrimp Okoy using 9 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Shrimp Okoy
- Prepare 300 grams of Baby Shrimps.
- Prepare 1/2 Cup of Flour.
- You need 2 of whole Eggs.
- Prepare 1 cup of onion, minced.
- It’s 1 head of garlic, minced.
- Prepare of Leeks, minces.
- It’s of Celery, minced.
- It’s of Salt.
- It’s of Pepper.
Ukoy or Okoy is a Filipino dish, usually appetizer, of shrimp fritters. The small unshelled shrimp is normally accompanied by other vegetables or root crops. Most commonly used are squash, green papaya, cabbage, sweet potato, bean sprouts, and carrots. Crispy Okoy is best served with spiced vinegar for dipping, so the acidity will cut through the richness of the batter and complement the slight sweetness of the fresh shrimp, while the heat from the chili will add a little kick of flavor.
Shrimp Okoy step by step
- Wash the Shrimps, let out excess water.
- Add all onion, garlic, leeks and celery, mix.
- Add flour, mix.
- Egg, salt and pepper.
- Make a patty 2 tbsp each flatened upon frying.
Ukoy na Togue made with beans sprouts, carrots, and shrimp. These vegetable and shrimp fritters are a crispy, tasty, and filling snack or appetizer. Since I cook a wide variety of dishes to maintain the blog with a steady stream of fresh content, it's seldom I revisit recipes I've already posted. Okoy (also spelled as ukoy) is a Filipino appetizer that is simple and easy to make. It requires only a few ingredients, which you could find at your local supermarket.