Ukoy Na Togue – Shrimp & Bean Sprout Fritter
medium sized fresh shrimp – peeled and deveined, tail can be off or left on
bunch green onions, chopped
firm tofu, diced
Finely Minced Garlic
Oil for frying
Vinegar, minced garlic, black pepper for dipping sauc
In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, garlic powder, salt, and water. Mix until well blended and all powders have dissolved.
Add shrimp, bean sprouts, tofu, green onions, and garlic to the batter. Coat well.
Heat about 1 1/2” of oil in frying pan.
Drop 2 tbs of batter mixture into hot oil. Flatten with back of spoon to form patties.
Fry about 4-5 minutes then flip to fry other side.
Fry another 4-5 minutes or until both sides are golden brown and crisp.
Drain on paper towels.
Mix dipping sauce to taste.
Serve hot with white rice and dipping sauce. Or serve as a snack.