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Shrimp Cakes with Lemon Aioli
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Shrimp Cakes with Lemon Aioli

If you love shrimp recipes, these shrimp cakes are for YOU! They are juicy, tender and so flavorful. These shrimp fritters always disappear fast!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Shrimp Cakes with Lemon Aioli
Servings: 4
Calories: 497kcal
Author: Luda huang


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  • For the Shrimp Cakes/ Fritters:
  • 1 lb large raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour or gluten-free flour
  • 1 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp parsley finely chopped plus more to garnish
  • For the Lemon Aioli Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove pressed or finely minced


  • How to Make Shrimp Cakes:
  • Using a sharp knife, cut the shrimp into small cubed like pieces.
  • Transfer chopped shrimp to a large mixing bowl. Add shredded mozzarella, 1 egg, 2 Tbsp parsley, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/8 tsp black pepper. Stir together then add 1/4 cup flour and mix until batter and well combined.
  • Next, heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add 1 heaping Tablespoon at a time and flatten out the tops of your fritters as you go so they are about 1/2" thick patties. and cook for about 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Gently flip on the other side, to not break the patties.
  • How to Make Lemon Aioli Sauce:
  • In a small bowl, add mayo and stir to remove any lumps. Add 1 tsp lemon zest, 2 Tbsp lemon juice and pressed garlic clove and stir to combine.


Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 361mg | Sodium: 1542mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 435IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 315mg | Iron: 3mg