Shrimp Cakes with Lime Sauce

1/2 cup red bell pepper, coarsely chopped

3 greens onions, chopped

2 small garlic cloves, chopped

1/2 cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise

1 large egg

1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

2 to 3 tsp. Cajun seasoning

1 lb. cooked, peeled and de-veined shrimp

3 cups fresh, soft breadcrumbs, divided

Vegetable oil or spray

Lime Sauce (recipe below)

Combine first 3 ingredients in a food processor, pulse until finely chopped. Add mayo and next 3 ingredients, pulse until coarsely chopped. Stir in 2 cups of breadcrumbs. Shape soft mixture into 12 patties. Coat patties with remaining breadcrumbs. Place a large, lightly oiled skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties in batches about 3 to 4 minutes on each side until lightly browned. Serve with lime sauce. (6 servings, 2 cakes per person)


1 cup reduced-calorie sour cream

1 tsp. grated lemon rind

2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice

1/4 tsp. salt

Combine all ingredients, whisking until well blended. (1 cup sauce)