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Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 egg
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 jalapeno, chopped and seeded
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup Panko
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup red pepper, minced
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • ciabatta buns
  • shredded spinach
  • sliced tomato
  • Creamy Cajun Sauce

Instructions

  1. Divide the shrimp in half.
  2. Coarsely chop one half, place in large bowl and set aside.
  3. Put remaining half in a food processor and puree.
  4. Add egg, shallot, cilantro, jalapeño and garlic to processor and process until smooth.
  5. Add Panko crumbs and process again.
  6. Transfer contents of food processor to bowl with shrimp and add red pepper, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  7. Form burgers and chill for 1 hour.
  8. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium high heat.
  9. Fry the shrimp burgers until golden, about 3 minutes per side, depending on thickness.
  10. Drain on paper towels.
  11. Serve on ciabatta buns with shredded spinach, tomato and top with creamy cajun sauce.

Notes

Four servings is a small burger, we made two serving for a large burger