Our delicious Shrimp Cakes are  a professional chef’s quality, and the kind you’d expect in the finest restaurant.  Served with a sauce and salad, they’re perfect as an appetizer or main course.

Shrimp Cakes

Shrimp Cakes
 
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Serve your choice of sauces with this delectable dish. Remoulade, tartar, cocktail or other basic sauces go very well, but be inventive. Try a Chipotle-Lime Aioli!
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 5 to 6
Ingredients
  • 1 pound frozen cooked bay shrimp, thawed
  • 1/4 Cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 Cup green onion, diced
  • 1/4 Cup celery, diced
  • 1/4 Cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 Cup panko breadcrumbs, divided use
  • 2 Tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • salt to, taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 4 to 5 eggs, beaten, divided use
  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1/4 Cup butter
Instructions
  1. Combine whole shrimp, red onion, green onion, celery, mayonnaise, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, Cajun seasoning, salt, pepper and 2 or 3 beaten eggs, depending on desired consistency. Mix until ingredients bind together. Portion into 10 to 12 cakes.
  2. Place remaining breadcrumbs and beaten egg in separate bowls. Dredge each cake in crumbs; dip into remaining beaten egg; dredge in flour.
  3. Pan-fry in butter over medium-high heat until golden brown and cakes are firm and reach internal temperature of 150 degrees F.
  4. Serve cakes (2 per order) on a bed of mixed spring greens, lightly tossed with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

 

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