Carolina Shrimp Cakes

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This recipe was prepared by Carol Daly at our January 2014 meeting.


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  • 1 lb
    medium fresh shrimp
  • 1 large
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 c
    red bell peppers, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    parsley, very finely chopped
  • 1 c
    fresh bread crumbs
  • ·
    canola oil for frying
  • ·
    lemon wedges for garnish
  • ·
    tartar sauce

How to Make Carolina Shrimp Cakes


  1. Wash, clean and devein shrimp, removing the tails. Chop the shrimp into fine pieces and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, place egg, mayo, lemon juice and Dijon mustard. Using a wire whisk, blend together. Add seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, red bell pepper, green onion and parsley. Blend together once more.
  3. Add chopped shrimp and half of the breadcrumbs and turn gently to mix. Add remaining bread crumbs mixing in the same gentle manner, until shrimp mixture is easy enough to handle. Form shrimp mixture into cakes 3/4 inches thick, 3 inches in diameter. sauté in hot oil until golden. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve with tartar sauce.

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About Carolina Shrimp Cakes

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American

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