Ukoy / Okoy Kalabasa (Squash Fritters) Recipe


  • 2 cups butternut squash, julienned
  • 1/2 cup chicharon / pork cracklings with meat on, cracked into pieces
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup shrimp stock
  • 1 egg white, beaten until frothy
  • 1 tbsp Thai fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground white pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder

Ukoy / Okoy Kalabasa (Squash Fritters) Recipe

  1. In a bowl, mix the egg white, fish sauce, pepper, garlic powder, and the baking powder.
  2. In another bowl, mix the cornstarch, flour, and shrimp stock. Add this mixture to the egg mixture.
  3. Add the squash and mix well.
  4. Heat some oil in a shallow pan. Spoon about a quarter cup of the batter into the oil and top with the pork cracklings.
  5. Flip and fry each side until crisp.
  6. Serve piping hot with you choice of a vinegar dip.

Source: My Sassy Chef

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