Shrimp cakes

Darci Juris

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@keepitinthekitchen

Big fan of shrimp, so why not Shrimp Cakes? These are sort of like Crab Cakes, but with shrimp. Tasty and healthy, these make a great snack or meal when served with a nice side dish, or your favorite salsa.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

2 c
shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 slice
sprouted whole grain bread (can substitute with wheat or white)
2 Tbsp
green onions, chopped
2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 stick
celery, chopped
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 tsp
lemon zest
2 Tbsp
vegenaise (can use regular mayo)
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a food processor, blend the bread until it becomes a fine crumb, then transfer to a medium bowl. To that bowl, add the celery, lemon zest, lemon juice, mayo, and salt and pepper.
2
Next, add the shrimp, cilantro, chives and garlic to the food processor and pulse until it becomes a textured paste.
3
Add the shrimp mixture to the bowl and stir to combine.
4
Form small patties and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the grill to a medium heat. You can also use a frying pan over the stove. When grill is ready, spray cooking oil on the patties (or oil your grill) and cook for approximately 3-5 minutes per side, until they are a crispy golden brown.
5
Remove and serve on a bun, or naked with your favorite side dish, salsa or yogurt blend.

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Other Tag: Healthy