Perfect with a salad for a light lunch, in a sandwich, or just for snacking.

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep time 20 mins Cook time 10 mins Rest time 5 mins Total time 35 mins
Servings: 6



  1. Gather your ingredients and chop the veggies.
  2. Prep

    Chop the shrimp (or use the food processor, but not to a paste).  Add the veggies and the rest of the ingredients.

  3. Form the cakes

    Make 6 patties. Leave them to rest for 5 minutes.


  4. Cook

    Heat a pan with 2 TBL of olive oil. Fry the shrimp cakes until brown on both sides. Between each turn add 1 TBL of oil.

  5. Serve right away

    Serve with Creamy Cajun sauce for a spicy touch along with a salad and a slice of Focaccia bread for a wonderful lunch.


See our guide for making homemade breadcrumbs

This recipe makes 6 shrimp cakes. To calculate for snacks, it would be one per person, 2 per person if for a light lunch with a salad, or 3 if you are hungry.

For a spicy version, add 1/2 a finely chopped jalapeño to the veggies.

Keywords: shrimp, patties

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