Shrimp and Scallop Burgers

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Shrimp and Scallop Burgers
Shrimp and Scallop Burgers
Ann Stratton

Shrimp and Scallop Burgers

These wonderful shrimp and scallop burgers are easy to prepare and will make you feel like you're dining seaside at some fancy, expensive restaurant. Close your eyes and imagine the cool sea breeze caressing your face as you enjoy these burgers. 

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4
Servings
140
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 12 medium-sized shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 12 sea scallops
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 Cup chopped scallions
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 Tablespoons mirin
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • Vegetable oil

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Combine the shrimp and scallops in the bowl of a food processor and chop coarsely — do not overprocess. Transfer the seafood to a bowl and mix with the garlic, ginger, scallions, sesame oil, mirin, and soy sauce. Mold into four 1 ½-inch-thick burgers.

Heat a little vegetable oil in a sauté pan over medium heat and cook the burgers on both sides until golden, about 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer to a baking sheet and cook in the oven until cooked through, 10 minutes.  

Shrimp Shopping Tip

To save time, buy shrimp that has been cleaned and deveined.

Shrimp Cooking Tip

Leaving the tail on shrimp will add a richer flavor to your dish.

Shrimp Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
0.7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.8g
3.9%
Cholesterol
41mg
14%
Protein
13g
26%
Carbs
6g
2%
Vitamin A
23µg
3%
Vitamin B12
1µg
21%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
6.9%
Vitamin C
5mg
9%
Vitamin E
0.9mg
4.3%
Vitamin K
52µg
65%
Calcium
40mg
4%
Fiber
0.8g
3.2%
Folate (food)
33µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
33µg
8%
Iron
0.9mg
5%
Magnesium
36mg
9%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
327mg
47%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
309mg
9%
Sodium
1060mg
44%
Zinc
1mg
7%

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