Rissóis de Camarão (Shrimp Rissoles)

Rissóis de Camarão (Shrimp Rissoles)

Introduction :

From: Best of Goan Cooking by Joyce Fernandes


Ingredients :

For the filling:

600 gms prawns (shelled and deveined)
1 Onion (cut fine)
2 tbsps lemon juice
1 qty white or cheese sauce

For the dough:

200 gms flour (sieved)
1 cup water
1 tbs butter or margarine
a pinch of salt
2 eggs (beaten)
fine dry breadcrumbs



Boil the prawns and mince. Heat 1 tablespoon oil and fry the onion till soft. Add prawns and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Mix lemon juice and remove the pan from the fire. Stir in the sauce and check the salt.


Bring the water to a boil, add butter, salt and stir in the flour continuously. Remove from the fire and knead when warm. Roll out the dough and cut into rounds with a small glass. Place a little filling on each round, press down the edges, dip in beaten egg, coat with breadcrumbs and deep fry in hot oil till golden brown.