• 1 pound shrimp shelled and deveined
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1 lemon juiced and zested
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable, canola oil or olive oil for frying
  • lemon wedges for serving
Dipping Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • juice of half lemon
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill
  • salt to taste


  1. Using a sharp knife, cut the shrimp into small cubed like pieces.
  2. Transfer the shrimp to a large bowl and add the remaining of the ingredients: panko bread crumbs, beaten egg, hot sauce, green onion, dill, lemon juice, lemon zest, paprika, onion powder and salt. Stir gently to combine.
  3. Form the shrimp mixture into 8-10 patties. You can use an ice cream scoop to make each sized portion.
  4. Next, heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add the shrimp patties in a single layer 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.
  5. Mix all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl until fully combined. Serve with the shrimp cakes with lemon wedges on the side.
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