Dee's Shrimp Burgers Recipe

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Dee's Shrimp Burgers

Dee Worrell


My husband and I have been going to the Outer Banks for almost 40 years and love shrimp. So we went to one restaurant and I got a crab cake sammich it was delish and hubster got a shrimp was just small breaded shrimp on a hamburger bun. He didn't like it so when we got home I made up my own and he loved it! That's my story and I'm sticking to it. Basically it's my crab cake recipe I use shrimp in place of the lump crab meat.

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15 Min


15 Min


1 lb
uncooked shrimp, peeled and devined
2 Tbsp
chopped onions
1 tsp
old bay seasoning
1 1/2 tsp
lemon juice
3 Tbsp
mayonnaise can use light
1 c
cracker, bread or panko crumbs
egg, beaten
alt and pepper to taste
tabasco sauce to taste
1 or 2 Tbsp
canola oil

Directions Step-By-Step

Peel shrimp, and chop.
In a large bowl mix the shrimp with the onions, and lemon zest.

Stir in the mayonnaise, cracker, bread or panko crumbs and the egg, and beat with a whisk or wooden spoon until evenly distributed. Add the chopped shrimp and season w/ salt, pepper, Old Bay & Tabasco to taste.

Form into patties and sauté in canola oil until both sides are nicely browned.
Drain on paper towel.

Serve on hamburger buns or choice of bread with lettuce, tomato, and/or tartar/cocktail sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Burgers, Seafood
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #shrimp, #Burgers, #Dee's