Shrimp Burger with Coconut-Lemon Sauce

Indulge in an exotic and tantalizing culinary adventure with the Shrimp Burger with Coconut-Lemon Sauce.

This gourmet burger offers a symphony of flavors, combining the sweet, tender succulence of shrimp with a zesty and aromatic coconut-lemon sauce, all cradled within a soft, toasted bun.

It’s a delightful dance of textures and tastes, creating a unique and memorable dining experience that stands out from the traditional burger fare.


For the Shrimp Patties:

  • 500g fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined, and finely chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for cooking

For the Coconut-Lemon Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Assembly:

  • 4 burger buns, toasted
  • Fresh lettuce leaves
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Sliced red onions


Preparing the Shrimp Patties:

  1. In a large bowl, combine chopped shrimp, egg, breadcrumbs, green onions, garlic, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix until well combined and form the mixture into 4 equal patties.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook the shrimp patties for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they are golden brown and cooked through.
  5. Remove from heat and set aside.

Preparing the Coconut-Lemon Sauce:

  1. In a small saucepan, combine coconut milk, lemon juice, lemon zest, and honey.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture is well combined and heated through.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Spread a generous amount of coconut-lemon sauce on the bottom half of each toasted bun.
  2. Place a lettuce leaf on top of the sauce.
  3. Add a shrimp patty, followed by slices of tomato and red onion.
  4. Drizzle additional coconut-lemon sauce over the vegetables if desired.
  5. Top with the other half of the bun.


  • Serve immediately, accompanied by a side of sweet potato fries or a fresh salad for a complete meal.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes


  • This recipe makes 4 delightful shrimp burgers.


Every bite of this Shrimp Burger with Coconut-Lemon Sauce is a journey to a tropical paradise. The shrimp patty is incredibly juicy and flavorful, with hints of garlic and cilantro adding an extra layer of taste.

The coconut-lemon sauce is the star of the show, with its creamy texture and the perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors. The fresh vegetables add a refreshing crunch, and the toasted bun provides a satisfying finish to each bite.

This burger is a celebration of flavors, a gourmet creation that is sure to impress and delight your taste buds.

Enjoy the fusion of flavors and the exotic twist on a classic favorite!