Shrimp Burgers with Old Bay Mayo

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 burgers
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Shrimp Burgers:

1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp

1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 scallions, white and green parts, thinly sliced

1 large egg, lightly beaten

1/4 cup canola oil

Old Bay Mayo:

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning

4 brioche buns, halved and lightly toasted 

Avocado slices, for topping

Lettuce leaves, for topping

Tomato slices, for topping


  1. For the shrimp burgers: Coarsely chop half of the shrimp. Put the remaining shrimp in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Combine both shrimp in a large bowl with the breadcrumbs, lemon juice, salt, garlic powder, pepper, scallions and egg and mix. Refrigerate for 10 minutes, and then form into 4 patties. Refrigerate 10 more minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the burgers, about 3 minutes per side.
  3. For the Old Bay mayo: Combine the mayonnaise and Old Bay to taste in a small bowl.
  4. To serve, spread the buns with the mayo and place the burgers on the buns. Top the burgers with the avocado slices, lettuce leaves and tomato slices.