Curried Shrimp Balls
Bring out the ethnic flavors of India at your next party. Don’t worry about running out, because this recipe makes four dozen
1 cup flaked coconut
1 teaspoon curry powder
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
12 ounces peeled and deveined shrimp, cooked
2 green onions, coarsely chopped
1. Combine coconut and curry powder on a baking sheet, and bake at 325° for 5 minutes or until golden. Set aside.
2. Process cream cheese, shrimp, and onions in a food processor until blended.
3. Shape shrimp mixture into 1-inch balls, and roll into coconut mixture. Cover and chill. Makes 4 dozen.
Hosting Help: Avoid serving all your hor d’oeuvres at once. Keep extras in the kitchen for restocking platters when they’re beginning to look bare.