Emerald Coast Shrimp Sliders

Sherri Williams

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@logansw

My 1st place appetizer in the Let's Eat! Flavors of the Emerald Coast Cooking Contest held in Sandestin Florida 3/4/2011


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Serves:

10

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb fresh cleaned and deveined gulf shrimp
2 tbsp mayo
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 jumbo egg
1 tbsp finely chopped italian parsley
1 finely chopped green onion stalk
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
1 tsp swamp fire seafood seasoing (to taste
1 tbsp hot sauce
1 medium onion sliced thinly
zest of 1 large lemon
1/2 stick of butter
5 oz baby spinch leaves
2 tbsp evoo for for frying
1 package of pitettes pita bread

YOGURT SAUCE

6 oz. greek yogurt
1 small seedless cucumber, grated and drained
1 tsp dry oregano
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped
1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a small mixing bowl, combine yogurt sauce. chill at least 30 minutes
2
coarse chop shrimp, in a mixing bowl, combine shrimp and next 9 ingredients. mix well
3
make 20, 2 inch cakes and chill for 30 minutes
4
add butter and sliced onions to a large skillet. saute onions until caramelized. this should take about 10 minutes
5
add remaining extra virgin olive oil to large skillet or griddle. fry shrimp cakes about 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown. do not over cook.
6
add slice pitettes in half, layer a few spinach leaves on the bottom half, one shrimp cake, and top with dollop of yogurt sauce and carmelized onions

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Greek
Hashtags: #shrimp, #sliders, #greek