Shorty Shrimp Po'boys

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford  

Grab a shorty! Our smaller-scale sandwich is truly satisfying, especially with pickle chips and kale.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Hands On: 25 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 304
  • Fat: 4.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 13.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 51.6g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 32mg
  • Iron: 3.2mg
  • Sodium: 435mg
  • Calcium: 66mg

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk, divided
  • 1 tablespoon canola mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole-grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 16 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (12-ounce) French bread baguette, cut crosswise into 4 pieces
  • 2 cups thinly sliced green leaf lettuce
  • 8 (1/4-inch-thick) tomato slices

Preparation

  1. 1. Place a baking sheet in oven. Preheat oven to 450° (leave pan in oven).
  2. 2. Combine 1 tablespoon buttermilk, mayonnaise, and next 4 ingredients (through pepper), stirring with a whisk. Set aside.
  3. 3. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon buttermilk and shrimp in a bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cornmeal; toss to coat. Carefully remove preheated pan from oven. Arrange shrimp in a single layer on pan. Lightly coat shrimp with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes or until done.
  4. 4. Cut bread pieces through the top, cutting to, but not through, the bottom. Hollow out bread, leaving a 1/2-inch-thick shell. Combine 2 tablespoons mayonnaise mixture and lettuce; toss to coat. Divide lettuce mixture, tomatoes, shrimp, and remaining mayonnaise mixture among bread pieces.
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