New Orleans Barbecued Shrimp Po' Boys

Looking for flavorful classic dinner? Then check out these grilled barbecued shrimp sandwiches that are ready in 30 minutes.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter, melted
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion
2
tablespoons finely chopped green bell pepper
2
tablespoons ketchup
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1
lb. (16 to 20) shelled deveined uncooked large shrimp, tails removed
1
(24-inch) loaf French bread
1/4
cup mayonnaise
1 1/3
cups shredded lettuce
1
tomato, halved, sliced
16
dill pickle slices
  • 1 Heat grill. In large bowl, combine butter, onion, bell pepper, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, hot pepper sauce and paprika; mix well. Add shrimp; toss gently to coat.
  • 2 Cut 18x12-inch sheet of heavy-duty foil. Place shrimp in center of foil. Drizzle with remaining butter mixture. Wrap packet securely using double-fold seals, allowing room for heat expansion.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place packet, seam side up, on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 14 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, rearranging packet twice.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cut bread in half lengthwise; cut each half crosswise into 4 sections. To toast bread, spread each cut side with mayonnaise. During last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time, place bread, cut side down, on grill; cook until lightly toasted.
  • 5 To serve, open packet carefully to allow steam to escape. Place shrimp mixture evenly on bottom sections of toasted bread. Top each with lettuce, tomato and 4 pickle slices. If desired, add Creole mustard and additional hot pepper sauce. Cover with top sections of bread.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    620
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    200mg
    200%;
    Sodium
    1520mg
    1520%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    65g
    65%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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