Ukoy is one of know here in the Philippines because its so cheap and budget type. I love it as its easy and very simple to prepare. Actually, the ingredients is so cheap but the taste is really good. Here's how to make it hope you able to try now!
Here's How To Make It :
1 cup bean sprouts
a few dried boiled shrimps
1 tsp salt
1 cup shrimps liquor ( shrimps juice from mashing shrimps by mortar and pestle or by food processor
1 cup corn starch or rice flour
1 onion, chopped
2 eggs, well beaten
oil for frying
vinegar, pepper, garlic and salt
Here's how to make it:
1. Dissolve corn starch or rice flour in about 1/4 cup water
with achuete for coloring
2. Mix thoroughly starch-mixture, then add salt, shrimp liquor, onion and well-beaten egg until a smooth batter is obtain.
3. Add bean sprouts. Heat oil in a deep frying pan and pour about 1/4 cup of the batter at a time. Gather all particles together and lay pieces of boiled shrimps on the surface.
4. Fry until golden brown. Drain and serve with vinegar-garlic sauce.
Enjoy the recipe, its simple and so easy to prepare!