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Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

Spicy Shrimp Sliders with Celery Mayonnaise

Sustainable Choice: For a "best choice" purchase, look for U.S. Pacific white shrimp farmed in recirculating systems or inland ponds.

If you prefer a milder sandwich, omit the ground red pepper.

Cooking Light JULY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 2 sliders)

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 24 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 12 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 8 (1 1/4-ounce) wheat slider buns
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped shallots
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 8 small Bibb lettuce leaves

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add ginger; cook 1 minute. Sprinkle shrimp with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add shrimp to pan; cook 3 minutes or until done. Keep warm.

3. Arrange buns in a single layer on a baking sheet, cut sides up. Broil 45 seconds or until toasted. Combine celery and next 4 ingredients (through juice) in a medium bowl; stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Place 1 lettuce leaf on bottom half of each bun. Top with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture and 3 shrimp. Cover with top halves of buns.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 324
  • Fat: 10.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4.2g
  • Protein: 22.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 36.4g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 107mg
  • Iron: 2.2mg
  • Sodium: 704mg
  • Calcium: 139mg
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