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Shrimp Burger Sliders

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For the Shrimp Burgers:

2 lbs. fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped fine
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped fine
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped fine
1 stalk celery, diced fine
2 scallions, chopped fine
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped fine
1 lemon (zest and Juice)
1 egg
3 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 cup breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Slider Buns or Pita Pocket Bread

Directions for the Burger:
In a bowl mix together all of the above ingredients for the shrimp burgers. Form into 12 slider patties (or 6 large burger sized patties). In a skillet with 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil, cook patties over a medium heat for about 5 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes.

For the Curry Aioli:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium shallot, chopped fine
½ clove garlic, chopped fine
½ teaspoon curry powder
4 tablespoons mayonnaise
Sauté shallots and garlic in olive oil for 1-2 minutes. Stir in curry powder and cook until softened. Cool down and add mayonnaise.

For the Slaw:
2 romaine lettuce leaves, sliced thin
6 scallions, grilled and sliced thin
1 mango, peeled, grilled and sliced thin
1 tomato, seeds removed and sliced in thin strips
6 slices cucumber, peeled and sliced in thin strips
Salt and pepper to taste

Assembly Directions:
Mix the curry aioli with slaw ingredients until well combined. Place shrimp burger on bun or in pita pocket and spoon slaw over top.

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