Shrimp Cakes

Shrimp Cakes


"Fried shrimp cakes are made with crackers and onion. This recipe includes jalapenos and Tabasco® sauce to add a little kick--very flavorful!"


30 m servings 1054 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1054 kcal
  • 53%
  • Fat:
  • 86.8 g
  • 134%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 24.1 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 195 mg
  • 65%
  • Sodium:
  • 1314 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine the shrimp, crackers, onion and jalapeno. Stir in the mayonnaise and mustard, and season with Tabasco and celery salt. Mix in Parmesan cheese. Form into 8 patties.
  2. Heat about 1/2 inch of oil in a deep heavy skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is nice and hot, fry the patties for about 5 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
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  1. 51 Ratings


Wonderful! I had to change the recipe to use less mayo (about 3/4 cup) and then coated the cakes in extra cracker crumbs to help hold it together. My husband and I prefer them broiled than frie...

Loved the recipe, but changed it a little. Instead of buttery crackers, I used Keebler's Multi-Grain Club Crackers and added a half a cup more. (Started with a serving size of 8) I also crushed...

my whole family loved this recipe. Followed exactly as stated and wouldn't change a thing. Will use again and again

These were really good. As suggested I used less mayo, added alittle old bay and patted on panko crumbs. Stayed together perfect and had a wonderful delicate taste. Thank you!

This were still a little bland for my taste. I will try them again. I cooked them in the oven and they were nice and crispy still and also stayed together. I just expected more flavor. Next time...

These had a great flavor after some minor adjustments but they seemed incredibly greasy to me. I used less mayo as suggested and added a little cajun seasoning and parsley as well as adding a l...

The taste is good, but like others said, it was too greasy using the the mayo and then frying on top of that. I got a stomach ache from the block of grease I felt in my stomach afterwards. I sa...

I have made these 3 times since finding the recipe - and they are great! I have used italian seasoned breadcrumbs with perfect results. I also cut back on the mayo. As a dipping sauce, try mix...

Everyone loved these!! I brought them to a dinner party and they disappeared in a flash. I took some suggestions from other review....I added a little garlic powder, reduced the mayo to 3/4 cup....