Shrimp Cakes

Shrimp cakes are a delicious addition to your table as a main dish or appetizer idea at your next event. The crunch is satisfying when you enjoy these nutrient-packed treats. They pair well with other Paleo appetizers and snacks, as well as mixed vegetables and Paleo desserts. Add extra almond flour to the patties to help thicken them up if needed.

Shrimp cakes are a delicious addition to your table as a main dish or appetizer idea at your next event. The crunch is satisfying when you enjoy these nutrient-packed treats. They pair well with other Paleo appetizers and snacks, as well as mixed vegetables and Paleo desserts. Add extra almond flour to the patties to help thicken them up if needed.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 mins

 1 lb shrimp, raw, peeled and deveined
 1 red or yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
 1 clove garlic, minced
 2 tbsp onions, thinly sliced
 1 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
 1 tbsp raw honey
 ½ tsp sea salt (optional)
 ¼ tsp ground chipotle
 1 egg
 ½ cup cilantro, finely chopped
 ½ cup almond flour
 3 tbsp olive oil, for sauteing

1

Place shrimp in food processor, pulse until finely chopped.

2

In a large bowl, combine chopped shrimp, bell pepper, garlic, scallions, lime juice, honey, sea salt (optional), chipotle, egg and cilantro.

3

Form mixture into 12 (½) inch thick patties, dip each in almond flour, coating thoroughly.

4

In a large skillet, over medium heat, warm 1 tablespoon oil.

5

Add 4 patties to the skillet and cook about 5 minutes per side, until browned; remove and place on paper towel lined plate.

6

Repeat with remaining cakes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Ingredients

 1 lb shrimp, raw, peeled and deveined
 1 red or yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
 1 clove garlic, minced
 2 tbsp onions, thinly sliced
 1 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
 1 tbsp raw honey
 ½ tsp sea salt (optional)
 ¼ tsp ground chipotle
 1 egg
 ½ cup cilantro, finely chopped
 ½ cup almond flour
 3 tbsp olive oil, for sauteing

Directions

1

Place shrimp in food processor, pulse until finely chopped.

2

In a large bowl, combine chopped shrimp, bell pepper, garlic, scallions, lime juice, honey, sea salt (optional), chipotle, egg and cilantro.

3

Form mixture into 12 (½) inch thick patties, dip each in almond flour, coating thoroughly.

4

In a large skillet, over medium heat, warm 1 tablespoon oil.

5

Add 4 patties to the skillet and cook about 5 minutes per side, until browned; remove and place on paper towel lined plate.

6

Repeat with remaining cakes.

Shrimp Cakes

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