Shrimp Bacon & Basil Griddle Cakes #RSC

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Total Time
45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ready, Set, Cook! Hidden Valley Contest Entry. Golden brown lacy shrimp and bacon cakes spiked with southern spices and fresh basil. Accompanined with Hidden Valley Original ranch Dressing. Perfect for a light lunch or an appetizer course.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1. In a heated skillet using medium heat cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon from the skillet using a slotted spoon; allow the bacon to drain onto absorbent paper towels.
  2. 2. Sift the dry ingredients and seasonings into a bowl.
  3. 3. In a seperate mixing bowl combine the bacon, vegetables, herbs, egg, milk and shrimp.
  4. 4. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the mixing bowl, stir with a wooden spoon until the batter is just combined. Take care not to over mix the batter.
  5. 5. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat; in batches place 1/4 cup size dollops of batter into the skillet. saute for approximately 2 minutes or until the bottom side of the griddle cakes are golden in color. Gently turn the griddle cakes over using a spatula, cooking the second side for an additional 2 minutes or until the cakes are fully cooked.
  6. 6. Place the cakes in a single layer onto an absorbent paper lined tray reserve in a warm area. Cook any remaining batter adding additional vegetable oil if necessary.
  7. 7. In the center of a decorative serving platter arrange the griddle cakes, garnish the platter with lemon wedges and sprigs of basil. Place the Hidden Vally Original Ranch Dressing into a decorative serving bowl to accompany the cakes.