Cajun Seafood Balls

 

  • 1 lb fresh crabmeat, drained

  • 1/4 lb small shrimp

  • 1/4 lb crawfish

  • 3 med potatoes, cooked and mashed

  • 1 med onion, minced fine

  • 1 clove garlic, minced fine

  • 2 tbs fresh minced parsley

  • 2 tbs fresh minced green onions

  • 1 tbs fresh minced jalapeno pepper

  • 1-1/2 cups plus 1/3 cup sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg beaten

  • 2 to 4 tbs skim milk

  • 2-1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp white pepper

  • 2 cups peanut oil

Combine crabmeat, shrimp, crawfish, potatoes, onions, garlic, parsley, green onions and jalapeno peppers. Add 1-1/2 cups flour, mix well. Add egg, milk, salt and pepper, stir until well blended.

Shape into 32 balls using about 2 tbs of mixture for each ball; roll balls in remaining 1/3 flour.

Fry in 2 cups peanut oil at 350F for 5 minutes or until golden brown, drain well.

 

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