Tortillas de gambas w mint and oregano mojo - (shrimp cakes)

Yield: 12 servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Flour
¼ cup Almond flour
½ cup Milk
4 \N Scallions; thinly sliced
6 ounces Bay shrimp; sweet maine shrimp,
\N \N OR smallest shrimp available
1 teaspoon Paprika
½ cup Fresh mint leaves
1 teaspoon Ground cumin
¼ cup Fresh oregano leaves
4 \N Garlic cloves; thinly sliced
¼ cup Extra-virgin olive oil; plus
4 tablespoons Extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons Sherry vinegar
\N \N Salt; to taste
\N \N Freshly-ground black pepper; to taste

In a mixing bowl, stir together flours, add milk and scallions and stir to form batter. Add shrimp and paprika and refrigerate 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, place mint, cumin, oregano, garlic and ¼ cup oil in a blender and blend until smooth. Add vinegar, season with salt and pepper and pour into a serving bowl.

Heat remaining oil in 3 nonstick pans until smoking. Drop shrimp batter into pans to form 3-inch pancakes (about 2 tablespoons batter each) and cook until golden brown and crisp at edges. Remove to plate and keep in a warm oven. Continue until all the batter is finished. Serve warm with mojo.

This recipe yields 12 tortillas.

Source: MEDITERRANEAN MARIO with Mario Batali From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # ME-1B12)

Per serving: 117 Calories (kcal); 10g Total Fat; (73% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 23mg Cholesterol; 28mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); ½ Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates

Recipe by: Mario Batali

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