Shrimp is one of the most popular and widely consumed sea foods around the world. Shrimps are of different types and species, which have their own flavour, texture and cooking methods. There are more than 300 species of shrimps found throughout the world, some of which are Farm Raised Shrimp, Imported Shrimp, Gulf Shrimp, Tiger Shrimp and Cold water Shrimp.
The texture and flavour of shrimps depend a lot on the water they are raised in and what they eat. It is natural for wild shrimps to consume seaweed and crustaceans due to which they are thicker shells and more enriched flavour.
In America, shrimps are found in abundance off the Atlantic and Pacific seaboards. Around 95 percent of shrimps are caught between May and October from the warm waters of Gulf States and South Atlantic.
When it comes to nutritional facts, shrimps are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and contain low levels of mercury. Like other sea-foods, they contain high levels of protein, calcium and iodine but low levels of food energy. A meal based on shrimp contributes significant levels of cholesterol in human body. Consumption of shrimp benefits the circulatory system because low levels of saturated fat and high cholesterol content develops the LDL to HDL cholesterol ratio and minimises triglycerides.
The Christmas is round the corner and people are busy planning for the holiday season. They have embraced the holiday spirit. Having a delicious dinner during the holiday is an important part of the holiday enjoyment in the company of loved ones.
So, if you are looking for an extremely easy yet delicious recipe to prepare this weekend, a shrimp burger is the best bet. You do not need to put in lots of efforts while preparing the shrimp burger, usually made with mayonnaise and breadcrumbs. You only require is pouring the mixture in a food processor and swiftly marinade in butter. Most people love to enjoy their shrimp burger with tartar sauce and iceberg, though cocktail sauce can also be a good idea.
So, are you all set to start cooking the shrimp burger? If yes, you will need certain things to get started. Take a look at the ingredients of the recipe
• Burger buns, 6
• Peeled and deveined shrimp, 1 ¼ pounds
• Mayonnaise, 1/3 cup
• Salt, 1 teaspoon
• Pepper, ½ teaspoon
• Butter, 2 tablespoons
• Tartar sauce
• Iceberg lettuce
To prepare the shrimp burger, you will at first need to grind 2 burger buns in a food processor and then, transfer it to a bowl. Now, add shrimp in the processor and mix breadcrumbs, salt, mayonnaise and pepper. Form the mixture into 4 patties. Now, take a skillet and melt butter into it. Cook it over the medium heat, turning once. It will take around 9 minutes to come up with a thorough-cooked shrimp burger.
Spread the tartar sauce and lettuce over the buns and enjoy the shrimp burger with your family and friends. This is one of the best and easy dishes to enjoy the holiday season.