Okoy (also spelled as ukoy) is a Filipino appetizer that is simple and easy to make. It requires only a few ingredients, which you could find at your local supermarket. Some of these ingredients include: shrimp, cornstarch, and peppercorn. The batter made is then deep-fried in a pan until crispy. It is usually served with vinegar as the dipping sauce. This dish is perfect to eat on its own or with rice!
- 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 Cup cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
- 1 large Egg
- 1 3/4 Cup water
- 2 cups mung bean sprouts (togue)
- 1 1/2 cups dried shrimp (hibe)
- 2 cups cooking oil for frying
- In a bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, salt, pepper, egg and water. Beat with a whisk or fork until ingredients form a smooth batter.
- Add shrimps and bean sprouts and mix thoroughly.
- In a deep frying pan, heat cooking oil.