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Smashed Shrimp Burger

Smashed Shrimp Burger

Most shrimp burgers are made with patties of ground shrimp and some binders. This shrimp burger is different, because the patty is all shrimp
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 8 raw shrimp size 4/6 per pound
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Creole seasoning
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tsp horseradish
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp Creole seasoning
  • 2 dashes hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 rolls
  • 8 leaves butter lettuce
  • 8 slices tomatoes


  • Prepare shrimp: Make sure the shrimp is peeled and deveined. Drizzle each shrimp with oil and a pinch of Creole seasoning on each side.
  • Make sauce: Combine the mayonnaise, ketchup, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning and hot sauce in a small bowl.
  • Cook shrimp: Heat griddle to medium heat. Drizzle on 2 teaspoons vegetable oil. Add shrimp with the vein-side down. Smash it. Cook until browned, about 3 minutes. Flip. Smash again and cook for 2-3 more minutes.
  • Toast rolls: While the shrimp is cooking, cut the rolls in half. Add 2 tablespoons oil to the griddle and place the rolls on the griddle cut-side down. Toast for 30 seconds, or until brown.
  • Build the sandwich: Add two spoonfuls of sauce to the bottom half of each roll. Add one teaspoon to the top half. Layer on two lettuce leaves, two tomato slices and two smashed shrimp. Add the top bun. Secure with a pick.



Calories: 585kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 7gFat: 46gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 26gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 779mgPotassium: 341mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1833IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 3mg
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