Rissóis de Camarão – Portuguese Shrimp Empanadas Video Recipe



Hi everyone. These delicious Rissóis de Camarão, Shrimp Turnovers/Empanadas, are a traditional favorite for the holidays and for celebrations! My family goes crazy for these little treats and although I make dozens and dozens, it seems that there’s never enough for the next day!

I use a milk based white sauce in my recipe. Some cooks boil the shrimp shells and use the shrimp broth thickened with flour. This recipe will make about 6 – 8 dozen – depending on the size you make.

Here is my recipe which I’ve changed from the traditional recipe given to me by my Godmother.

Find this classic recipe in my Taste Portugal 101 easy Portuguese recipes cookbook.

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Here’s the recipe from my cookbook. dsc06156

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