Nerdmom's Shrimp Puffs

Recipe by NewNerdMom
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 48
YIELD: 48 puffs
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • PUFF or PATE A CHOUX:
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare 2 sheet pans with parchment.
  • Boil water, butter, sugar and salt. While coming to a boil, prepare eggs.
  • Add flour and remove from heat. Work mixture together and return to heat.
  • Continue working the mixture until all flour is incorporated and dough forms a ball.
  • Transfer mixture into bowl of a standing mixer and let cool for 3 or 4 minutes.
  • With mixer on stir or lowest speed add eggs, 1 at a time, making sure the first egg is completely incorporated before continuing.
  • Once all eggs have been added and the mixture is smooth, put dough into piping bag fitted with a round tip.
  • Pipe immediately into golfball-size shapes, 2 inches apart onto parchment lined sheet pans.
  • Cook for 30–35 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Once they are removed from the oven pierce each puff with a paring knife immediately to release steam.
  • SHRIMP FILLING:
  • In large bowl, combine all ingredients except hot sauce and mix until well incorporated. Add hot sauce to taste. Chill. Fill piping bag and fill Pate a Choux puffs accordingly.