Shrimp Burgers with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa Recipe

Shrimp Burgers with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa Recipe
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Shrimp Burgers with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa Recipe.

Need a break from beef in your burger? Tuna burgers are one option, but here’s another idea: enjoy all the nutritional advantages of shrimp in a new and interesting form with shrimp burgers. These tiny crustaceans are packed with selenium, iodine, magnesium, B vitamins, and other good stuff from the sea – and don’t forget to save the shells to make a joint-healing seafood stock that you can use in all kinds of soups (or just eat straight).


Shrimp Burgers with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa Recipe


  • 1 1/2 lb. shrimp (any size), peeled, and deveined;
  • 2 tbsp. cilantro, coarsely chopped;
  • 2 tbsp. fresh chives;
  • 1 garlic clove, minced;
  • 1/4 cup radishes, minced;
  • 1/4 cup celery, minced;
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon zest;
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice;
  • 1 egg, beaten;
  • 1/4 cup almond meal;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Pineapple-Avocado Salsa

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, finely chopped;
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced;
  • 1/4 cup bell peppers, finely chopped;
  • 2 tbsp. red onion, finely diced;
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice;
  • 1 tbsp. chopped cilantro;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;


  1. Combine all the ingredients for the salsa in a bowl and refrigerate.
  2. Preheat your grill to a medium-high heat.
  3. Combine the shrimp, cilantro, chives, and garlic in a food processor. Pulse until the shrimp are finely chopped.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the shrimp mixture with the radish, celery, almond meal, beaten egg, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Shape the mixture into 4 burger patties.
  6. Grill each burger for 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  7. Serve the burgers with salsa spooned over top.

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