Thai Shrimp Burgers
|Large shrimp||1 1⁄2 Pound (peeled)|
|Garlic clove||2 Large, minced|
|Minced fresh ginger||2 Tablespoon|
|Jalapeno pepper||1 , minced (seeded)|
|Minced cilantro||6 Tablespoon|
|Green onions||3 , thinly sliced|
|Thai peanut sauce||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dry bread crumbs||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Fresh lime juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Vegetable oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Coleslaw mix||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Pita breads||4 Small (4 inch)|
1. In a food processor, blend 1/3 of the shrimp into a paste. Add remaining shrimp; pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl. Add garlic, ginger, jalapeno, 1/4 cup cilantro, 2 green onions, 1/4 cup peanut sauce, bread crumbs and salt; combine with a fork. Divide into 4 portions. Pat with fingertips to flatten to about 4 inches wide. Refrigerate.
2. Whisk remaining peanut sauce with lime juice and oil. Mix slaw with remaining onion and cilantro; toss with dressing. Refrigerate.
3. For charcoal grill: Build a hot fire on one side of grill. Replace rack. When coals are covered with white ash, add burgers. Cover and cook, turning only once, until opaque throughout, about 3 1/2 to 4 minutes per side.
4. Grill pitas until spotty brown and warm, a minute or so per side. Split crosswise. Place a burger on each of 4 pita halves. Top with slaw, then remaining pita halves.
Calories 444 Calories from Fat 133
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15 g23.1%
Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 258.5 mg86.2%
Sodium 773.5 mg32.2%
Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%
Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.2%
Sugars 4 g
Protein 39 g79%
Vitamin A 44.3% Vitamin C 32.5%
Calcium 14.4% Iron 29.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet