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Healthy Shrimp Burger

Staff Writer
This recipe is packed with flavorful spices like Old Bay
Healthy Shrimp Burger
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Shrimp is low in fat, which makes for a healthy burger protein. When using shrimp, however, it’s important to make sure to add the right seasonings. This recipe is packed with flavorful spices like Old Bay, making this burger not only nourishing, but delicious, too.

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5
Servings
521
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

For the burger

  • 1 Pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 Cups stale bread crumbs or vermicelli noodles
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil

For the spread and to assemble

  • 1/4 Cup light canola oil mayonnaise
  • 1 Teaspoon white vinegar
  • 2 Teaspoons Sriracha sauce
  • 1 1/2 avocados
  • 1 loaf whole wheat bread

Directions

For the burger

Place the shrimp in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse around 4 times until it becomes coarse chunks. If using vermicelli, boil beforehand as usual, and chop into half inch long pieces. 

Then, remove the shrimp from the food processor and put into a large bowl with breadcrumbs or vermicelli. Add egg whites, Old Bay, and scallions. Mix until combined.

Form into 4-inch patties, and place in refrigerator for 15 minutes.

Cook the patties in a large skillet, using 2 tablespoons olive oil for each batch. Cook each side for 4-5 minutes without disturbing.

For the spread and to assemble

Mix together the mayonnaise, white vinegar, and Sriracha. Set aside.

Slice the bread  into ½ inch slices, and toast. Slice the avocados, and use a quarter for each burger. Lay the avocado slices on top of the shrimp burger patty and assemble between brioche slices, spreading the mayonnaise sauce on one side.

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Nutritional Facts
Servings5
Calories Per Serving521
Total Fat27g42%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated4g21%
Cholesterol119mg40%
Protein24g49%
Carbs46g15%
Vitamin A58µg6%
Vitamin B121µg18%
Vitamin B60.5mg23.5%
Vitamin C9mg15%
Vitamin E5mg25%
Vitamin K43µg54%
Calcium199mg20%
Fiber9g36%
Folate (food)104µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)126µg32%
Folic acid13µgN/A
Iron3mg18%
Magnesium96mg24%
Monounsaturated13gN/A
Niacin (B3)7mg33%
Phosphorus420mg60%
Polyunsaturated9gN/A
Potassium628mg18%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg17.5%
Sodium1054mg44%
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg31.6%
Zinc3mg18%