Categories: Recipes
      Date: Jun 19, 2015
     Title: Shrimp Po’Boys

Serves 4

Serving size: 1 open faced sandwich



1 ¼ pound fresh or frozen shrimp

1/3 cup light cream cheese

1 tablespoon nonfat milk

1 stalk celery, chopped

½ cup jarred roasted red sweet peppers, drained and chopped

2 green onions, sliced thin

1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

2 teaspoon canola oil

4 slices French bread, toasted

3 cups shredded romaine lettuce



  1. Thaw shrimp if frozen.  Peel and rinse shrimp; pat dry and set aside.  In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and milk.  Stir until smooth.
  2. Stir in celery, roasted red peppers, and green onion.  Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine shrimp and Cajun seasoning; toss to coat shrimp.  In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.  Add shrimp; cook for 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat.
  4. Top each slice of bread with and even amount of cream cheese mixture, lettuce, and shrimp.

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Nutrition information for 1 serving:

kcals Pro (g) CHO (g) Sugar (g) Fiber (g) Fat (g) Ca (mg) Sodium (mg) Iron (mg) VitD (µg) Folate (µg)
400 37 39 1.8 3 9.5 170 660 6 5 133