Fried Shrimp Balls

Category:
Appetizers > Seafood/Fish

Ingredients
2 lbs. of Shrimp, cleaned and deveined
4 Bacon strips
4 Water chestnuts or 1/2 Medium Onion
Salt
Pepper
2 Eggs, beaten
4 Tbs Corn starch
Oil for deep frying, preferably Peanut Oil

Directions
Mince Shrimp, bacon, and, onion or water chestnuts together until fine. Place mixture in bowl. Remove crusts from bread.
Dice bread into very fine cubes. Place cubes in shrimp mixture. Add salt, pepper, egg, and 2 tablespoons corn starch to mixture. Combine thoroughly. Fill a wok halfway up with oil. Heat oil on highest heat setting. When the oil is ready for deep frying, take 2 teaspoons, dip into shrimp mixture and form a 1 diameter ball. Drop ball into hot oil, Place about 8 balls into the hot oil. Allow each ball to deep fry 3 minutes. Turn balls so that each will fry to a golden brown color. Remove balls to paper toweling to drain excess oil from them. Repeat procedure for deep frying rest of shrimp mixture until all of the mixture is used up.