Cilantro Shrimp Burgers with Smoky Chipotle-Lime Guacamole


This recipe is a unique twist on a burger. Topped with a delicious smoky guacamole, they're bursting with interesting, fresh flavors and are great for lunch, dinner, and outdoor summer parties.*To save about 15 minutes, you can buy the shrimp already peeled and deveined. If you have the time though, it's easy to do your self and you'll save some money. Here's How to Peel and Devein Shrimp.

This recipe is a unique twist on a burger. Topped with a delicious smoky guacamole, they're bursting with interesting, fresh flavors and are great for lunch, dinner, and outdoor summer parties.*To save about 15 minutes, you can buy the shrimp already peeled and deveined. If you have the time though, it's easy to do your self and you'll save some money. Here's How to Peel and Devein Shrimp.

Ingredients

  • For the guacamole
  • 1 medium-sized avocado should provide about ¾ cup mashed
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chipotles in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • For the burger
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (here's How to Peel and Devein Shrimp)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup packed cilantro leaves, washed and dried
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • olive oil for the pan
  • about 8 thin slices vine-ripened tomato
  • 1 small handfull baby lettuces
  • 4 your favorite burger buns, lightly toasted

Instructions

  1. For the guacamole
  2. In a small mixing bowl, mash the avocado with a fork. Add the onion, chipotles, lime juice, and salt -- stir to blend. Cover with plastic wrap and press it gently directly on top of the guacamole. Set aside.