Shrimp Balls in Spicy Sauce



Preparation info

  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 20

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

I was amazed to find out how delicious the combination of fenugreek and shrimp could be. These shrimp balls are very easy to make and wonderfully tasty.


shrimp paste

  • 1 shallot, peeled and quartered
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 green serrano</


  1. For the shrimp paste: In a food processor, combine all the ingredients for the shrimp paste, except the oil, and pulse until you have a paste. Cover and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450°F/225°C. Line a sheet pan with parc