Foodie Friday: Fried Shrimp Ball

Fried shrimp ball: crispy shrimp delicacy served at dim sum This was one of the dim sum treats that I fell in love with as a child. They reminded me of eating pom poms. Of course, the most exciting part of the food was the crunchy little tentacles that stuck out of the ball. (One of my kids insists on just eating the "crunchies," which kind of defeats the purpose of eating a shrimp ball.) It's a deep-fried delicacy, so I imagine it's highly unhealthy. But once in a while, you're … [Read more...]