Cilantro & Jalapeno Shrimp Cakes
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Recipe type: Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine: Seafood
Serves: 2-3
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large jalapeƱo, minced
  • 2 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 medium scallions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons panko (use GF crumbs for gluten free)
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 lime
  • 1 avocado
  1. Dry shrimp on paper towel and combine with jalapeno and garlic in food processor or mini chopper.
  2. Chop/grind until almost paste-like (not many big pieces remain)
  3. Combine next 5 ingredients in a medium mixing bowl
  4. Add shrimp mixture to dry ingredients mixture and mix well
  5. Form into 3-4 patties, depending on what size you want. Wet hands before forming patties to help with sticking
  6. Heat non-stick skillet over medium-heat and spray with PAM.
  7. Cook patties, undisturbed, for 4 minutes per side.
  8. Serve over grilled corn and top with avocado and lime. (Don't leave these two out! Yummm!)
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