Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

Zesty Shrimp Burgers

Yields 6 Burgers

Prep Time=30 minutes

Cook Time=20 minutes


1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

2/3 cup seasoned panko breadcrumbs

1 large egg, lightly beaten

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

½ teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 teaspoon onion powder

6 whole wheat buns, toasted

1 avocado, sliced for topping

2 teaspoons olive oil

Coconut Peach Salsa:

2 ripe peaches, peeled and chopped

3 tablespoons toasted coconut

2 tablespoons red onion, finely chopped

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped

½ lime, juiced

Salt and pepper to taste

Chipotle Cream:

½ cup light sour cream

2 teaspoons chipotle sauce

½ lime, juiced

Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Add shrimp to food processor and pulse until chopped.
  2. Transfer to bowl and add egg, panko, garlic, mustard, salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder and basil. Mix until combined, then form shrimp mixture into patties (form tightly with your hands, trying to prevent cracking).
  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add half of the olive oil, then cook patties until golden on each side, about 3-4 minutes. Repeat with remaining burgers.
  4. For salsa: In medium bowl, stir together peaches, coconut, cilantro, lime juice, and pinch of salt and pepper.
  5. For chipotle cream: In small bowl, stir together sour cream, chipotle sauce, lime juice, and a pinch salt and pepper.
  6. To assemble: Spread chipotle cream on top of burgers, then layer with avocado and peach salsa.

Nutritional Information per Serving (1 burger): 319 calories, 18 grams protein, 37 grams carbohydrates, 11 grams fat, 4 grams saturated fat, 132 milligrams cholesterol, 5 grams dietary fiber, 1,283 milligrams sodium

Note: USDA Super Tracker was used to calculate these values. For the Chipotle Cream, chipotle sauce was not listed, so the value for Siracha chili salsa was used instead.