Shrimp Sandwich Patties

A fried shrimp patty created by my grandmother - Ida Bell Verret. And still made by my mother Elizabeth Henry.

Shrimp Sandwich Patties


For 10 Person(s)


  • 2 pounds fresh shrimp (after cleaned)
  • 3 or 4 small red potatoes
  • 2 table spoons onion powder
  • 1 table spoon garlic powder
  • pepper
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    1. Deheaded, peeled, and devein shrimp.
    2. Grind in grinder
    3. Peel and boil potatoes, let cool then mash
    4. In large bowl mix shrimp, potatoes, seasonings
    5. Salt and pepper to taste
    6. Add flour a little at a time until it holds together
    7. It should still be a little sticky
    8. Heat Oil in frying pan
    9. With a large spoon scoop out mixture and drop in hot oil
    10. Shape into a patty in oil. About 3/4 inch thick.
    11. Fry until golden brown on both sides
    12. Remove from oil and place on paper towels

  2. Eat on white bread with a mayo & mustard spread and sliced dill pickles. For spread use cup of mayo with 2 table spoons yellow mustard. Warning - too thick it won't cook in the middle, too thin it will over cook.

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