What’s for Lunch: Shrimp Burgers

Perfect for a summer lunch, shrimp burgers are tasty and healthy, great barbeque fare.

Makes 4 servings


  • Olive Oil Mayonnaise or Greek Yogurt
  • Sweet Pickle Relish
  • 1 tsp. Seafood Seasoning
  • 1 lb. Shrimp, raw, size, peeled
  • 1 Egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. Garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. Parsley, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. Butter or Canola Oil
  • Whole wheat buns, toasted
  • 6 oz. Tomato slices
  • 4 Romaine or Bibb Lettuces leaves


  1. Whisk together in a small bowl: 3 Tbsp. mayonnaise or Greek Yogurt, 2 Tbsp. relish, ¼  seafood seasoning.
  2. Place ½ lb. shrimp in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped.
    • Add 1 egg, 1 Tbsp. minced garlic, and ¾ tsp. seafood seasoning to food processor, combine by pulsing.
    • Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl.
    • Roughly chop remaining shrimp and add to the bowl.
    • Add 3 Tbsp. chopped Parsley; lightly stir to combine.
  1. Shape mixture into 4 patties.
  2. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in large, skillet, med. heat.
    • Place patties in the heated skillet, cook 4 to 5 minutes until shrimp is done and edges of patties are crispy.
  1. Place a cooked patty on each bun half, top with 4 tsps. mayo or yogurt mixture, tomato slice, 1 lettuce leaf.  Top with other bun half.  Or serve with tomato and lettuce, no bun.

Nutrition – per serving: 404 calories w/ bun; 253 calories w/ no bun

Fat  21 g, Cholesterol  216 mg, Fiber  5 g, Protein  24 g, Carbohydrate  33 mg, Sodium  643 mg, Iron  3 mg, Calcium  259 mg.