Shrimp Cakes Recipe

Shrimp Cakes Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Cakes

Here’s something inventive for your next meal. These shrimp cakes are flavorful and healthy thanks to the chives and bell peppers in the recipe.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1lbraw shrimppeeled and deveined
  • ¾cupPanko Breadcrumbs
  • ¼cupred bell pepperfinely diced
  • 3tbspsliced chivesplus more for garnish
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • 2eggs
  • 1tsplemon zest
  • 4tbspolive oil
  • sour creamoptional, for serving
  • lemon wedgesoptional, for serving


  1. Place the shrimp in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until coarsely chopped – do not grind into a paste.

  2. 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.

  3. Form the shrimp mixture into 6 patties.

  4. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.

  5. Add the shrimp patties in a single layer and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

  6. Serve immediately. Top with additional chives and sour cream if desired. Garnish with lemon wedges if desired.


  • Calories: 195.43kcal
  • Fat: 11.04g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.78g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.58g
  • Fiber: 0.67g
  • Sugar: 0.77g
  • Protein: 17.91g
  • Cholesterol: 175.03mg
  • Sodium: 282.77mg
  • Calcium: 75.55mg
  • Potassium: 248.82mg
  • Iron: 0.89mg
  • Vitamin A: 36.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.94mg
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