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Breaded Shrimp Cakes

Category: Seafood
Servings: 4
Prep + Cooking Time: 1 Hr 30 Minutes

Ingredients: (Conversion Chart)

  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 pound peeled, deveined shrimp, coarsely chopped
  • cup mayonnaise
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped scallions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • cup canola oil
  • Tartar sauce, for dipping


  1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper and set aside. On a flat plate, spread 1 cups of the breadcrumbs.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the shrimp, mayonnaise, eggs, bell pepper, onion, scallions, parsley, mustard, salt, pepper, and remaining cup breadcrumbs.
  3. Scoop shrimp mixture by 1/3-cupfuls and form into 8 shrimp cakes. Coat shrimp cakes with breadcrumbs on plate, and transfer to baking sheet using a flat metal spatula. Slightly flatten cakes and let refrigerate 1 hour.
  4. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add 4 cakes and cook until crisp and golden brown, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and loosely cover with foil to keep warm. Repeat with remaining 2 tablespoons oil and 4 cakes. Serve shrimp cakes with tartar sauce.

Nutrition Info:

604 calories (30g protein, 31g carbohydrate, 40g fat) per serving

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