Ginger Shrimp Balls with Soy Chili Dipping Sauce

5 from 2 reviews

Healthy,oven baked ginger shrimp balls served with a spicy chili sauce.


  • 1 pound raw shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 2 tablespoons water chestnuts (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon panko breadcrumbs (or regular breadcrumbs)
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

For the dipping sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Thai chilies or jalapenos (finely chopped)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 ºF.
  2. In a mixing bowl add shrimp, breadcrumbs, water chestnuts, ginger, soy, sriracha sauce and mix well with a spoon
  3. Cover a baking tray with aluminum foil and brush a thin layer of oil.
  4. Using the spoon, scoop a heaped spoonful (about 1 1/2 tbsp) of the shrimp mixture and shape into a ball.
  5. Lay the balls on the baking tray and cook in the oven for 15-17 minutes, or until cooked through.
  6. Serve the shrimp balls hot with the dipping sauce

For the dipping sauce:

  1. Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well


Alternatively, you can steam or pan fry the shrimp balls.

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