Emerald Coast Shrimp Sliders

Sherri Williams


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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

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

How to Make Emerald Coast Shrimp Sliders


  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

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About Emerald Coast Shrimp Sliders

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

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