Spicy Shrimp Patties

Recipe: Spicy Shrimp Patties


  • 1 lb White fish fillets (sole,-cod or whiting)
  • 6 oz Cooked peeled shrimp, chopped
  • 4 Green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 c Vegetable oil
  • 2 tb Chopped cilantro (fresh-coriander)
  • 1 tb Chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Inch piece fresh gingerroot,
  • grated 2 c Fresh white bread crumbs
  • Salt and red (cayenne)
  • pepper to taste 1 Egg yolk,
  • beaten 2 tb Lemon juice
  • 3/4 c Garbanzo bean flour
  • 1 tb Ground coriander
  • 1/2 c Water


  1. Mint sprigs and lemon slices, to garnish Remove any skin and bones from fish, rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Mince fish, then transfer to a bowl.
  2. Stir in shrimp, green onions, gingerroot, cilantro, mint, 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs, salt and cayenne. Add egg yolk and lemon juice; mix well.
  3. Divide mixture into 16 equal portions and form into 1/2-inch thick rounds.
  4. Roll patties in remaining bread crumbs to coat completely. Put flour, coriander, salt and cayenne in a small bowl; add water and mix to a smooth batter. Heat oil in a skillet.
  5. Dip patties in batter; fry 2 to 3 minutes on each side until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve hot, garnished with mint and lemon slices.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: snack

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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