Shrimp Cake served with Prune Sauce



You will find "shrimp cakes" in Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Koren and Chinese cuisines. They are either coated with bread crumbs or sandwiched with wraps, and then pan-fried until golden crispy. This version of shrimp cake is said to be invented by Thai restaurants in Taiwan and has been called Yue Liang Xia Bing (月亮虾饼), literally translated as "Moon Shrimp Cakes" in English, because its round shape. Shrimp paste are spread between two sheets of spring roll wrappers and pan-fried. If you have the difficulty to get spring roll wrappers, then tortilla wraps would be a perfect substitute.

  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Parsley or coriander to taste
  • Pinch of finely grounded white pepper
  • Oil for pan-frying
  • Prune sauceangiesrecipes
  1. Mix all the ingredients, except for the wrappers, in a bowl. Stir the mixture until it becomes a paste with smooth and shiny consistency.
  2. Spread a tablespoon of mixture on a wrap, top with another to form a pancake. Heat up some oil in a frying pan on medium heat. When the oil is ready, put the shrimp cake in and start frying until both sides turn golden.
  3. Drain and serve with plum sauce.


11 comments:

Chow and Chatter 17/5/09 18:05

i love these, hope your feeling better and no migraines today lol

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Reeni♥ 18/5/09 01:20

I will definitely be making these! They look really good, Angie.

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Angie's Recipes 18/5/09 05:48

@Chow and Chatter
Thanks, after swallowing another two tablets, I finally feel normal again.
@Reeni
I am 200% sure Moon would love this!

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Sara 18/5/09 06:56

This sounds so interesting, I've never heard of anything like it before! I'd love to try it :)

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5 Star Foodie 18/5/09 08:09

I love how thin and delicate those shrimp cakes look! I love this preparation with the spring roll wrappers.

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Ivy 18/5/09 19:51

These are new to me but sound great. I love anything with shrimps inside.

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lisaiscooking 19/5/09 00:18

These sound delicious! They would be perfect party food too. Can't wait to try these.

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burpandslurp 19/5/09 01:37

aaah! they look soooo delicious! a savory pancake! I love the play of the savory and sweet :-)

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Beachlover's Kitchen 19/5/09 07:27

this pancake look interesting!! never try prune sauce but I bet it's taste good!!

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nath 20/5/09 07:51

wow... delish snack, with the sauce sound perfect...
And for perkedel : not always use nutmeg, if you don't want to use it or don't like it, it's not reduce the taste.still delish! cause sometime I don't use nutmeg...
have a wonderful day :)

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nora@ffr 20/6/09 22:16

ne dish with shrimp? then m in :) this cake is perfect with prune sauce.. yummy.. will try this soon :)

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