Shrimp Cakes With Creamy Caper-Dill Sauce

Southern Living
You can make theses up to one week ahead. Form patties and freeze on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Thaw overnight. Cook shrimp cakes as directed.
Makes 28 cakes


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1 pound peeled, medium-size cooked shrimp (36/40 count), deveined
1/2 cup minced green onion
1/2 cup minced red bell pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons butter
Garnish: fresh dill


Prep: 30 Minutes
Cook: 24 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours

1. Pulse shrimp in a food processor 8 times or until finely chopped.

2. Sauté green onion and bell pepper in hot oil in a large nonstick skillet 8 minutes or until tender.

3. Stir together green onion mixture, breadcrumbs, and next 6 ingredients. Gently fold in shrimp. Shape mixture into 28 (1-inch) patties (about 1 Tbsp. each). Place on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet; cover and chill 2 to 8 hours.

4. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add patties, and cook, in batches, 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Keep warm on a wire rack in a 200° oven. Serve with Creamy Caper-Dill Sauce. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

November 2008