Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

A traditional Chamorro recipe and always an island favorite. I hope you enjoy it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs with the evaporated milk.
  2. Add the flour, baking powder, and the seasonings. Mix until smooth.
  3. Add the shrimp and mixed vegetables, combining well.
  4. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet to medium heat.
  5. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls and fry until golden brown.
  6. I usually fry 1 or 2 patties and taste them to make sure seasoning is just right. Adjust seasoning if needed.
  7. Using a bamboo skewer, pierce the center of patty to make sure that skewer comes out clean. A little bit of dough will be on the skewer but as long as it's not runny and still wet looking, it should be done.
  8. Drain on paper towels.
  9. Serve at room temperature.


Most Helpful

These are fantastic!! Took it to a Chamorro BBQ yesterday for the 4th of July and it was a hit! The other Chamorro ladies said it was right on! Thank you so much for posting!

aznbbdoll July 05, 2010

I've tried a few other recipes that i found online, but this one is by far the best, hands down. The proportions of each ingredient is just right. Thanks Chamorrita Momma!!!

671darke December 02, 2009

So awesome to see some great chamorro recipes on here. If anyone has a good one for tinala katne (dried beef) I'd love to see it!

phenomenal.swag July 07, 2009

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