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Crispy Shrimp Burgers

Karen Adnerson from Sarasota, Florida says:
Little work, but worth every mouth-full!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Easy to Chew

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoon (each) chopped celery and green bell pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallion (green part)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup fine plain bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted
  • shredded lettuce & tomato slices

Directions:

In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, celery, bell pepper, salt and cayenne; cook until softened, 6 minutes. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes, until opaque. Transfer mixture to large bowl; let cool slightly. Add garlic, scallion 1 egg and 1/2 cup crumbs; mix. Divide into 4 equal portions, shape into 4 patties.
In shallow bowl, combine flour with 1/2 teaspoon creole seasoning. In another shallow bowl, beat remaining egg with 1 tablespoon water. In third small bowl, combine remaining 1/2 cup crumbs and 1/2 creike seasoning. Dredge each patty in flour mixture, then egg, then crumbs.In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add patties; cook 3 minutes a side, to brown. Drain on paper towels. Spread buns with tartar sauce. Fill with shrimp patty, lettuce and tomato.
Tartar Sauce
1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon each fresh lemon juice and chopped scallion (green part) 1 1/2 teaspoon each chopped parsley and creole or whole grain mustard,1 teaspoon each minced garlic and drained sweet-pickle relish, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper. In samll bowl combine all ingredients. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 4
Calories: 660
Fat: 37 g
Cholesterol: 261 mg
Sodium: 1411 mg

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