• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • 8 slices of white bread with the crusts removed (should be 1 - 2 days old)
  • Water
  • 3/4 pound fresh shrimp, shelled, deveined and chopped
  • 2 - 3 water chestnuts, diced
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 scallion, chopped fine
  • salt to taste
  • white pepper to taste
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • A few drops sesame oil
  • 2 - 4 cups oil for deep-frying

Instructions

  1. Cut each slice of bread into 4 squares (32 squares total).
  2. Combine the diced water chestnuts, onion, shrimp and mince until fine. Add the scallion, cornstarch, egg, white pepper, and sesame oil. Mix together.
  3. Place a heaping teaspoon of the shrimp mixture on a bread square. Continue with each of the bread squares.
  4. Heat wok and add 2 - 4 cups oil. Heat the oil to 375 degrees. Carefully slide the bread pieces into the wok, a few slices at a time, shrimp mixture down. Deep-fry until golden, about 2 minutes, then turn and deep-fry on other side. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

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