Fish balls are popular street food in the Philippines. Fish balls are a common food in southern China and overseas Chinese communities made from surimi. They are also common in Scandinavia, where they are usually made from cod or haddock
Halabos na Hipon is merely a basic way of cooking shrimp where head, tail and everything else is intact, stirred in a pan with a little water right until it changes color. The shrimps are not deveined through the shell, they’re just washed, with the antenna or the long whiskers cut, and the sharp pointed rostrum (above the eyes) trimmed out. Using just plain water is standard, but a little is needed as the shrimp have residual liquid in it.
Ukoy is a simple and flavorful Filipino appetizer. These fritters have a pleasant golden color from the sweet potato and annatto. Ukoy is usually made with unpeeled shrimp and the peel is eaten. You can use peeled shrimp if you prefer. Also spelled okoy.
Rellenong alimasag or stuffed crabs dish, the difficult part in preparing this dish is collecting the meat from the crab shells and claws including meat from the legs. But now you can buy crab meat in the supermarkets. The collected meats are then sautÃ©ed and stuffed to the shell nothing special.