Shrimp Po Boy Recipe

This shrimp po boy recipe will make you feel like you are back in New Orleans!


  • 2 wheat rolls
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened, divided
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons cajun creole seasoning
  • 6-7 ounces shrimp, cleaned and tail-less
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic, fresh, chopped
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • large leaf lettuce, 2
  • onion, chopped, to taste
  • tomato, chopped, to taste


  1. Split the wheat rolls and butter the insides with half the butter. Toast the bread in a warm oven.
  2. Meanwhile, stir together the mayonnaise and Cajun seasoning and set aside.
  3. Preheat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add the remaining butter to the skillet. When it starts to sizzle, add the shrimp and garlic. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. After 1 minute, stir the shrimp and let them cook on the other side for another 1-2 minutes. Do not overcook. When done, add the lemon juice and stir.
  4. Assemble sandwiches: To each side of the bread, spread the mayonnaise mixture. Top with lettuce, shrimp, then onionsand tomatoes. Serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 po boy
Servings Per Recipe 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 155
Calories 402

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
  Saturated Fat 5g
Sodium 1172mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 2g
Protein 23g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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