Spicy Sweet Potato & Shrimp Cakes

Spicy Sweet Potato & Shrimp Cakes

Category: Desserts Entertaining

  • Makes 12 cakes

  • Prep Time 25 min

  • Cook Time 10 min


  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes or or yams

  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion

  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 lb. cooked shrimp

  • 1/2 cup plain dry bread crumbs

  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped jalapeno pepper or serrano chili pepper

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 6 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Olive Oil Spread”


  • Combine potatoes, red pepper, onion and cilantro in medium bowl. Stir in egg, shrimp, bread crumbs, jalapeno pepper and salt; shape into 12 patties.

  • Melt 3 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® made with Olive Oil Spread in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook 6 patties, turning once, 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Repeat with remaining Spread and shrimp cakes.

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