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These easy shrimp cakes are loaded with veggies and herbs and pan seared to golden brown perfection. A simple and easy meal option that the whole family is sure to love!
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5 from 7 votes

Shrimp Cakes

These easy shrimp cakes are loaded with veggies and herbs and pan seared to golden brown perfection. A simple and easy meal option that the whole family is sure to love!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Dinner at the Zoo

Ingredients

  • 1 pound raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons sliced chives plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Optional: sour cream and lemon wedges for serving

Instructions

  • Place the shrimp in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until coarsely chopped - do not grind into a paste.
  • Transfer the shrimp to a large bowl and add the panko breadcrumbs, red bell pepper, chives, salt, pepper, eggs, and lemon zest. Stir gently to combine. 
  • Form the shrimp mixture into 6 patties.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the shrimp patties in a single layer and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. 
  • Serve immediately, topped with additional chives and sour cream if desired. Garnish with lemon wedges if desired.