Dee's Shrimp Burgers

Dee's Shrimp Burgers Recipe

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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
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  • 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
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • ·
    alt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    tabasco sauce to taste
  • 1 or 2 Tbsp
    canola oil

How to Make Dee's Shrimp Burgers


  1. 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.

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About Dee's Shrimp Burgers

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

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