Shrimp and Chorizo Burger

  • prep time25 min
  • total time 35 min
  • serves 4

This burger is packed with robust flavours. Avoid seasoning with salt and pepper, the chorizo and shrimp are salty enough on their own.

Courtesy of Kristen Eppich.

9 Ratings
Directions for: Shrimp and Chorizo Burger


1 medium chorizo sausage (about 100 g)

1 Tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil

¼ cup (60 mL) roasted red peppers, chopped

½ cup (125 mL) mayonnaise

400 g (13 oz) raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

¼ cup (60 mL) cilantro, chopped

1 egg white

4 pieces leaf lettuce

4 burger buns


1. Chop chorizo into small, ¼-inch pieces. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium high. Sauté chorizo until browned, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and reserve.

2. Whirl peppers with mayonnaise in a food processor until smooth. Scrape into a bowl and reserve. Wipe same processor clean and add shrimp. Pulse shrimp until chunky. Scrape into a bowl. Stir in ¼ cup (60 mL) mayonnaise mixture, cilantro and egg white.

3. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Scoop ½ cup (125 mL) shrimp mixture into the pan and gently press into a patty. Repeat with remaining shrimp mixture. Cook for 3 minutes, or until bottom is golden. Flip and continue cooking for 3 more minutes or until patty is set.

4. Place a piece of lettuce on each bun. Top with a shrimp burger, 1 Tbsp (15 mL) red pepper mayonnaise and sautéed chorizo.

See more: Comfort Food, Eggs/Dairy, Herbs, Main, Seafood


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