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Recipe to Make Ukoy

How do you make Ukoy? I would love to have a recipe if any of you have one! Thanks.


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February 10, 20080 found this helpful

Ukoy (Shrimp Patty)

Delicious and unusual way to prepare shrimp! In addition to bean sprouts, squash or sweet potato can be used in this recipe. Serve while hot or warm.

by Julesong

6 Patties

35 min 20 min prep


1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup cornstarch

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/4 cup annatto water

1 1/2 cups shrimp broth

1 egg, well beaten

cooking oil


2 cups bean sprouts

1 cup chopped green onions

2 pieces tofu, cut into strips

1/2 lb small shrimp, cleaned

1 cup papayas

Sift the first five batter ingredients together in a bowl.

Blend in the annatto water, broth and egg.

Beat until smooth.

Heat oil in high heat for deep-frying.

Set aside.

Arrange a bed of bean sprouts and green papaya in a saucer.

Top with some green onion, tofu strips and shrimps.

Add about 1/3 cup of batter.

Slide the mixture carefully into the hot oil.

Fry until crisp and brown on both sides.


Serve with a mixture of vinegar and crushed garlic for dipping seasoned with salt and pepper.

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December 2, 20080 found this helpful

I wanted to have a recipe specially in ukoy but I wanted kalabasa. Where can I find a simple recipe using kalabasa? Thanks and GOD Bless.

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