Recipe type: Side
Acaraje is a Brazilian food recipe of bean fritters with shrimp.
- 2 cups canned kidney beans, drained
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 chili pepper
- black pepper
- oil for deep-frying
- 20 pieces dried shrimp
- Puree the beans, onion, chili, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Form into 20 small balls, pressing a dried shrimp partly into the center of each. (You should still see the shrimp.)
- Heat oil over medium heat and fry balls in small batches until golden.
- Drain and keep warm.