Shrimp Cakes with Edamame Quinoa Salad


Shrimp Cakes with Edamame Quinoa Salad

Written by: Joe Baird - Fooddudeski

Quinoa salad

Prep time 15 min

Cook time 15 min

Total 30 min

Serves 6


Quinoa 1 cup

Water 1 1/2 cups

Edamame beans 1 cup

Corn 1 cup canned

Red bell pepper 2 cups, diced

Garlic 2 tablespoons, minced

Red onion 1/2 cup, diced

Cilantro 1/2 cup, chopped

Olive oil 1 tablespoon

Lemon juice 1/4 cup

Salt 1/2 teaspoon

Pepper 1/2 teaspoon


Combine quinoa and water in a medium pot.  Cook until boiling.  Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Take off the stove and let sit for 10 minutes.  

Add the remaining ingredients to create salad.  Chill for 2 hours.

Shrimp cake

Prep time 10 min

Cook time 10 min

Total 20 min

Makes 6 large cakes


Shrimp 1 lb. Raw, deveined and peeled

Green onion 2 tablespoons, sliced

Paprika 1/4 teaspoon

Breadcrumbs (Italian or Panko) 3/4 cup

Lemon zest 1 lemon

Salt 1/2 teaspoon

White pepper 1/2 teaspoon

3 medium eggs

3 tablespoons Jocoque Seco con Chipotle cream for batter mixture

3 tablespoons Jocoque Seco con Chipotle cream for topping


Cook shrimp and use a blender to chop the shrimp finely.  Beat eggs and add to the shrimp and the remaining ingredients. Form cakes by hand and fry in 2 cups of grape seed oil until crispy and golden brown. Top with Jocoque Seco con Chipotle.