Recipe by Veronica Foods
1 lb. raw, wild shrimp or Spot Prawns, peeled and deveined, finely chopped
1 small red bell pepper, finely minced
3 medium green onions, finely minced
1/3 cup finely minced cilantro leaves
2 medium garlic cloves, finely minced
1 large egg, beaten
1 cup + 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
2 teaspoons sea salt
approx. 1 cup of Chilean Coratina
or any Ultra Premium, High Biophenol EVOO for frying
Heat 1″ of UP EVOO in a heavy, wide frying pan over medium-high heat to 350 degrees on a deep fry thermometer.
In a medium bowl, mix together all of the ingredients, reserving 1 cup of panko bread crumbs for breading the shrimp cakes. Place the panko crumbs in wide dish. Portion the cakes evenly in to four patties and coat thoroughly with the reserved panko bread crumbs.
Fry the shrimp cakes for 3 minutes per side, until the bread crumbs are golden brown and the shrimp cakes are cooked through.
1/2 cup Cilantro & Roasted Onion Infused Olive Oil
1 cup Garlic Infused Olive Oil
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons capers in brine, drained thoroughly
1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 large egg yolks
1 tablespoon water
Place the egg yolks, water, salt, capers, and lemon juice in the bowl of a blender of food processor. Pulse to finely chop the cilantro and capers. With the motor running, drizzle the oil mixture in slowly, being careful not to pour too quickly.