DEEP FRIED SHRIMP CAKES

kmi990

Ingredients

1 pound shrimp – peeled, deveined and chopped
1 1/4 cups coarsely crushed buttery round crackers
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard
10 dashes hot pepper sauce (your choice of brands)
celery salt to taste
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
1 quart oil for frying

Directions:

Combine the shrimp, crackers, onion and jalapeno in a medium mixing bow.

Stir in the mayonnaise and mustard, and season with the hot sauce and celery salt. Mix in the Parmesan cheese. Form into 8 patties.

In a deep heavey skillet, heat about 1/2 inch of oil over medium-high heat. When oil is nice and hot, fry the patties for about 5 minutes per side, or until golden brown.

Serves: 4

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