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Shrimp Burger Recipe

Hamburgers made with beef are among the most beloved dishes in America, but the change of pace from our shrimp burger recipe is so worth the try.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make a shrimp burger, shrimp burger, shrimp burger recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 482kcal
Author: Luna Regina


  • 12 oz peeled and deveined shrimp 24 oz raw shrimp
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp coriander chopped
  • 1/3 cup plain panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter divided
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 4 oz tomatoes sliced
  • 2 oz carol lettuce
  • 0.5 oz cheddar cheese shredded


  • Put 12 oz shrimp in a food processor and pulse into a rough paste for 30 seconds.
    Step 1: Pulse the shrimp.
  • Transfer the shrimp to a big bowl. Mix the shrimp with 1/8 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp paprika, 2 tbsp coriander, 1/3 cup breadcrumbs, and 1 large egg.
    Step 2: Season the shrimp burger mixture.
  • Shape the mixture into 4 patties, about 4 oz for each one.
    Step 3: Shape 4 patties.
  • Make the sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together 1 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp Greek yogurt, 1 1/2 tbsp mayonnaise, and 2 tbsp parsley. Set aside.
    Step 4: Make the sauce.
  • Split 4 buns open. Heat a griddle pan on low heat and add 1/2 tbsp olive oil and 1/2 tbsp butter to the pan. Place the cut side down of 2 buns on the pan and grill until lightly golden brown, about 1 minute. Flip to the other side and continue to toast for another 1 minute before transferring them to a plate. Heat 1/2 tbsp olive oil and 1/2 tbsp butter in the pan and grill the remaining 2 buns. Set the buns aside.
    Step 5: Toast the buns.
  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp butter over medium-low heat. Cook the burger patties, about 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
    Step 6: Sear the shrimp patties.
  • To serve, spread the buns with the mayonnaise sauce. Then top with 4 oz sliced tomatoes, 2 oz carol lettuce, and shrimp patties. Sprinkle 0.5 oz cheddar cheese and cover with top bun halves. Enjoy!
    Step 7: Assemble toppings on the buns and serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 482kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 343mg | Sodium: 540mg | Potassium: 605mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 673IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 152mg | Iron: 2mg