This Shrimp Patties recipe is similar to creating a crab cake recipe in it’s preparation. Plan it as an appetizer or part of a meal.
1 ½ pound of shrimp, cooked chopped
4 cups of French bread
2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
1 small red bell pepper, diced
1 small green bell pepper, diced
1 small red onion, diced
2 tablespoon of fresh parsley, chopped finely
½ teaspoon of oregano
½ teaspoon of cayenne pepper
Hot sauce or Tabasco to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
Combine the shrimp in a large bowl with 3 cups of the fresh breadcrumbs.
In a frying pan, melt the unsalted butter and sauté the bell peppers and red onion. Add the vegetables to the chopped shrimp.
In a bowl, beat the eggs and add in the parsley, oregano and spices, Mix thoroughly and add to shrimp mixture. Add the 1-cup of remaining breadcrumbs and mix thoroughly.
In a skillet on medium heat, pour the vegetable oil to cover ½ inch of the pan. Using a spoon or your hands, form patties of about four inches and place into skillet. Fry on both sides until golden brown in color. Serve with a tarter sauce or Remoulade sauce.
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