Cajun Shrimp Balls Recipe for Shrimp Appetizers

Having a party? Try these Cajun Shrimp Balls. You'll love them!


2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons chopped scallions
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper sauce
1/2 pound shrimp, cooked, cleaned and finely chopped
2 eggs
2 cups fine dry bread crumbs
Oil or shortening for deep frying


In a medium saucepan melt butter. Add parsley and scallions, cook for 1 minute.

Blend in flour.

Stir in milk, salt and pepper sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in shrimp.

Shape into balls using 1 tablespoon mixture per ball.

Beat eggs.

Dip balls in bread crumbs, then eggs, then bread crumbs again.

Chill for 30 minutes.

Heat oil to 350 degrees F to half fill a large saucepan. Fry 4 balls at a time until brown, 2 to 3 minutes.

Yields 24 shrimp balls.

Enjoy this Perfect Punch recipe with your shrimp appetizers:


2 1/2 cups white sugar
6 cups water
2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored gelatin mix
1 (46 fluid ounce) can pineapple juice
2/3 cup lemon juice
1 quart orange juice
2 (2 liter) bottles lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage


1.Bring the sugar, water, and strawberry flavored gelatin to a boil in a large saucepan; boil for 3 minutes. Stir in the pineapple juice, lemon juice, and orange juice. Divide mixture into 2 separate containers and freeze.

2.Combine the contents of 1 container with 1 bottle of the lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage in a punch bowl; stir until slushy. Repeat with remaining portions as needed.

You might also enjoy these Shrimp Appetizers:
Shrimp Egg Rolls and 
Sweet and Sour Shrimp Puffs

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