Mama Blue's Shrimp Patties

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Title: Mama Blue's Shrimp Patties
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Shrimp, Seafood, Bubba gump

Ingredients:

3 c Water
1 lb Unpeeled medium-size fresh
- shrimp
3 tb Butter or margarine
1/3 c All-purpose flour
1/2 c Milk
2 Green onions, chopped
1 ts Lemon juice
1/2 ts Beau Monde seasoning
1/4 ts Salt
1/4 ts Pepper
1/4 ts Paprika
1/4 ts Hot sauce
1 lg Egg, lightly beaten
1 c Italian-seasoned bread
- crumbs, divided
1/4 c Vegetable oil


Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp
turn pink. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Chill. Peel, devein, and chop
shrimp.

Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over a low heat; add flour, stirring until
smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk; cook over
medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Stir in green onions and next 6 ingredients.

Combine shrimp, egg, 1/2-cup breadcrumbs, and sauce mixture. Shape into 4
patties; dredge in remaining crumbs. Pour oil to depth of 1/2 inch into a
skillet. Fry in hot oil until golden, turning once. Drain.

From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini