Thai Shrimp Burgers
Preparation time: 25 min |
Cooking time: 60 min |
Large shrimp - 1 1⁄2 Pound (peeled)
Garlic clove - 2 Large , minced
Minced fresh ginger - 2 Tablespoon
Jalapeno pepper - 1 , minced (seeded)
Minced cilantro - 6 Tablespoon
Green onions - 3 , thinly sliced
Thai peanut sauce - 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dry bread crumbs - 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt - 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Fresh lime juice - 2 Tablespoon
Vegetable oil - 2 Tablespoon
Coleslaw mix - 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Pita breads - 4 Small (4 inch)
1. In a food processor, blend 1/3 of the shrimp into a paste. Add remaining shrimp; pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl. Add garlic, ginger, jalapeno, 1/4 cup cilantro, 2 green onions, 1/4 cup peanut sauce, bread crumbs and salt; combine with a fork. Divide into 4 portions. Pat with fingertips to flatten to about 4 inches wide. Refrigerate.
2. Whisk remaining peanut sauce with lime juice and oil. Mix slaw with remaining onion and cilantro; toss with dressing. Refrigerate.
3. For charcoal grill: Build a hot fire on one side of grill. Replace rack. When coals are covered with white ash, add burgers. Cover and cook, turning only once, until opaque throughout, about 3 1/2 to 4 minutes per side.
4. Grill pitas until spotty brown and warm, a minute or so per side. Split crosswise. Place a burger on each of 4 pita halves. Top with slaw, then remaining pita halves.