Phyllo Shrimp Puffs

Course : Shrimp
Serves: 10
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1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons corn oil
1 clove garlic
1 medium Onion -- finely chopped
1 piece ginger root -- 1 inch long
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
6 ounces medium shrimp -- peeled
2 tablespoons creamed coconut
5 sheets phyllo pastry
1/4 cup butter -- melted
1 bunch fresh italian parsley sprigs

Preparation / Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350'F. Lightly grease a baking sheet. 2. Heat sesame and corn oil in a saucepan. Add garlic, onion and ginger. 3. Fry gently 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. 4. Add turmeric, chili powder and cumin. Fry gently 2 minutes. 5. Add shrimp, cover and cook gently 5 minutes, stirring frequently. 6. Remove from heat, stir in creamed coconut and cool. 7. Work with 1-2 sheets of phyllo pastry at a time; cover remainder with a damp cloth. 8. Cut sheet of pastry in half lengthwise and then fold each piece in half lengthwise to make 2 long narrow strips. 9. Spoon a portion of shrimp mixture in 1 corner of each strip of pastry. 10. Brush pastry all over with a small amount of melted butter. 11. Fold pastry and filling over at right angles to make a triangle. Continue folding in this way along pastry strip to form a triangular parcel. 12. Brush with melted butter and place on greased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining pastry and shrimp mixture. 13. Bake in preheated oven 20 minutes. Brush with remaining melted butter and return to oven 5-10 minutes or until puffs are golden brown. Garnish with pastry sprigs, if desired, and serve warm. Notes: Can be frozen before cooking and cooked as needed Made: 10/03/98 - Tried for Mom's 50th Birthday. Used frozen shrimp and was too runny. Had to add 2 pkgs cream che


Nutritional Information:

156 Calories (kcal); 12g Total Fat; (66% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 38mg Cholesterol; 122mg Sodium

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