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Shrimp Po' Boy

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 25 mins Chill 1 hr Broil 1 min
Shrimp Po' Boy
Ingredients
  • 1  pound  peeled cooked shrimp
  • 1  medium papaya or mango, seeded, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1/3  cup  mayonnaise or light mayonnaise
  • 1  serrano or jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1  green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded lime peel
  • 1  tablespoon  lime juice
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper
  • 1  18- to 24-inch baguette
  • 4  Bibb or romaine lettuce leaves
  • 2  tablespoons  shredded coconut
Directions

1. Remove and discard shrimp tails, if any are present. Coarsely chop shrimp.

2. In a medium bowl combine shrimp, papaya or mango, mayonnaise, serrano or jalapeno pepper, green onion, lime peel, lime juice, salt, and black pepper. Cover and chill up to 1 hour.

3. Cut baguette into 4 equal-size rolls. Slice in half lengthwise. Remove some of the bread from the bottom half of each roll, leaving a thick shell. Place rolls, cut side up, on broiler pan or baking sheet; broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Place lettuce leaf on bottom of each roll. Spoon shrimp mixture onto lettuce; sprinkle with coconut. Place top half of roll on shrimp mixture. Makes 4 sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts (Shrimp Po' Boy)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 681,
  • Fat, total (g) 25,
  • chol. (mg) 235,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 78,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 11,
  • fiber (g) 5,
  • sugar (g) 14,
  • pro. (g) 35,
  • vit. A (IU) 923,
  • vit. C (mg) 29,
  • Thiamin (mg) 1,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 8,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 32,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 1136,
  • Potassium (mg) 484,
  • calcium (mg) 162,
  • iron (mg) 8,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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