Spicy Shrimp Sliders with Celery Mayonnaise

Spicy Shrimp Sliders with Celery Mayonnaise Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr
Sustainable Choice: For a "best choice" purchase, look for U.S. Pacific white shrimp farmed in recirculating systems or inland ponds.

If you prefer a milder sandwich, omit the ground red pepper.


Serves 4 (serving size: 2 sliders)

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Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 324
Fat 10.6 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 4.9 g
Polyfat 4.2 g
Protein 22.3 g
Carbohydrate 36.4 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 107 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Sodium 704 mg
Calcium 139 mg


2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
24 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 12 ounces)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
8 (1 1/4-ounce) wheat slider buns
2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
3 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
1 tablespoon plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons finely chopped shallots
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
8 small Bibb lettuce leaves


1. Preheat broiler.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add ginger; cook 1 minute. Sprinkle shrimp with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add shrimp to pan; cook 3 minutes or until done. Keep warm.

3. Arrange buns in a single layer on a baking sheet, cut sides up. Broil 45 seconds or until toasted. Combine celery and next 4 ingredients (through juice) in a medium bowl; stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Place 1 lettuce leaf on bottom half of each bun. Top with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture and 3 shrimp. Cover with top halves of buns.


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Laraine Perri,

Cooking Light

July 2013
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