Shrimp and pork mini-burgers

6

PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes
Shrimp and pork mini-burgers

Michael Graydon


Ingredients

  • 1/2 454-g pkg peeled, uncooked medium shrimp , thawed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp dark sesame oil
  • 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 500 g lean ground pork
  • 2 green onions , thinly sliced, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 head Boston lettuce
  • 3 tbsp white-wine vinegar , optional

Instructions

  • Chop shrimp finely. In a bowl, whisk egg with soy, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and cornstarch. Add shrimp and pork. Gently mix together. Stir in onions. Shape into 12 patties, about 1/4 in. thick.
  • Heat a large, non-stick frying pan over medium. Add oil. Add 6 patties. Cook until browned, about 3 min. Flip patties and continue cooking, covered, until cooked through, about 4 more min. Repeat with remaining patties.
  • Arrange lettuce leaves on 4 plates. Top with mini-burgers. Pour vinegar in a bowl for dipping. Garnish with green onions.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 361,
  • Protein
  • 36 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5 g,
  • Fat
  • 22 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 620 mg.

Kitchen Tip:

Serve burgers with rice for a heartier meal.