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Asian-Spiced Shrimp Burgers with Wasabi Slaw

6
5
5
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 13 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
18 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Shrimp burgers are a fun change of pace from more typical beef or turkey patties. Add more or less wasabi depending on your taste.

Ingredients

uncooked shrimp

1 pound(s), medium-size, peeled, deveined, patted dry

sweet red pepper(s)

¼ cup(s), minced

cilantro

¼ cup(s), chopped

uncooked scallion(s)

¼ cup(s), chopped

dried plain breadcrumbs

¼ cup(s)

reduced calorie mayonnaise

2 Tbsp

minced garlic

½ tsp

minced ginger

½ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

Sriracha hot sauce

¼ tsp, or to taste

reduced calorie mayonnaise

2 Tbsp

prepared wasabi paste

1½ tsp

fresh lime juice

1 tsp, or to taste

toasted sesame oil

1 tsp

minced ginger

½ tsp

minced garlic

½ tsp

packaged coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)

2 cup(s)

sweet red pepper(s)

cup(s), chopped

cilantro

¼ cup(s), chopped (plus extra for garnish)

uncooked scallion(s)

2 Tbsp, chopped

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

whole wheat pita(s)

2 large, split in half

Instructions

  1. To make burgers, pulse shrimp in food processor until coarsely chopped (can also be done by hand).
  2. Combine 1/4 c red pepper through Sriracha in a large bowl; gently fold in shrimp until combined. Shape into four even 1/2-inch-thick patties; cover and chill for 30 minutes to overnight.
  3. To make slaw, combine 2 Tbsp mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl; keep chilled (may be made up to 1 day ahead). When ready to serve, combine mayo mixture with remaining ingredients (except pita).
  4. Off heat, coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Grill burgers until firm and pink throughout, 8-9 minutes per side.
  5. To assemble burgers, place one burger in each pita half and fill with 1/3 cup slaw; garnish with cilantro and serve immediately.
  6. Serving size: 1 burger

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