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Thai Shrimp Burgers

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This Asian-inspired burger is seasoned with fresh ginger, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, and peanut sauce. Serve in a pita with peanut-flavored slaw mix.
Ingredients
  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)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Coleslaw mix 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pita breads 4 Small (4 inch)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Creamy
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas, Wedding
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

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Thai Shrimp Burgers Recipe