Moroccan style shrimp balls recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 295 calories / serving
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Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan set over a medium heat. Sweat the onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the spices, sugar and a little salt and continue to cook for a few minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Remove from the heat and set to one side.

Pulse the prawns in a food processor until finely chopped. Remove to a bowl and add the breadcrumbs, egg and seasoning, mixing well with you hands to combine. Shape into small balls using a 2 tablespoons of the mixture for each ball. Carefully arrange in the sauce and bring the sauce back to a simmer over a medium heat. Simmer for 4-5 minutes until the balls are cooked.

Remove and adjust the seasoning if necessary. Spoon into serving bowls and garnish with a sprig of parsley leaves.

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  • Ingredients

  • 375g cooked and peeled prawns/shrimp Seasonal ingredient
  • 25ml olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1½tsp ground coriander
  • ½tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½tsp chilli powder
  • 75g dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 medium egg
  • 800g canned chopped tomatoes
  • ½tsp caster sugar
  • sprigs of parsley leaves, to garnish
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  • Calories
    295
    15%
  • Sugar
    10g
    11%
  • Fat
    10g
    14%
  • Saturates
    1.5g
    8%
  • Salt
    4.3g
    72%
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