Shrimp Cakes

Shrimp Cakes

  • 1 lb of shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 large egg , lightly beaten
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 Tbs ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 1 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 2 tbs of peanut or vegtable oil

Coarsely chop shrimp. In a large bowl combine shrimp, egg, green onion, ginger, mustard, cilantro, hot pepper sauce, sweet chili sauce, salt, and pepper.  Add 1 cup panko to the bowl and combine using your hands.  Form mixture into twelve 3-inch-diameter cakes.

Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, fry cakes until cooked through and golden brown on both sides, adding more oil to skillet as needed, about 6 minutes.

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