Fried Taro Patties

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on December 6, 2017.
From the kitchen of the Power Supply Ohana.



Fried Taro Patties

  • 8 ounces taro, peeled and grated
  • 4 water chestnuts, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 stalk green onion, chopped
  • 6 ounces shrimp, deveined and finely chopped


  • 1/3 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • A few drops of sesame oil
  • A dash of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch


  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • A dash of pepper
  • 2-3 tablespoons corn starch


  1. Heat up the oil for deep frying.
  2. In a large bowl, combine taro, water chestnuts and green onion.
  3. In small bowl, combine all marinade ingredients.
  4. Mix shrimp with marinade mixture and pound into a paste.
  5. Mix in seasoning with taro mixture.
  6. Stir until mixture is sticky and doesn't fall apart.
  7. Form into small patties.
  8. Deep fry until golden brown.

Makes 6 patties.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (per patty):
140 calories, 6 g fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 60 mg cholesterol, 500 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 7 g protein


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