Quick Shrimp Po' Boy Recipe: This Cajun Sandwich Recipe Will Transport You to New Orleans by 30Seconds Food

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Quick Shrimp Po' Boy Recipe: This Cajun Sandwich Recipe Will Transport You to New Orleans

Hooked on our homemade remoulade sauce? Try it on this easy grilled shrimp po' boy sandwich recipe. So good! And it's the perfect sandwich for Sandwich Night or your Mardi Gras celebration.

A po' boy is a sandwich that originated in Louisiana. The sandwich is made with meat, typically seafood or roast beef. The seafood – shrimp, crab, oyster, fish, crawfish – can be fried, boiled, grilled or blackened. Typically the bread of choice is French bread that's soft on the inside and crispy on the outside.

The are seasoned with Cajun seasoning and then cooked in a skillet in a little olive olive until cooked through. (You could also used seasoned boiled shrimp for this recipe.) Toasted hoagie rolls are spread with a generous amount of remoulade sauce, the the shrimp are piled on along with lettuce, tomato or your favorite sandwich toppings. So easy and delicious!

One bite of this flavor-packed sandwich and you'll feel like you're sitting on Bourbon St. in the French Quarter in New Orleans. It's Mardi Gras time, so be sure to wear some beads!

Cuisine: Cajun
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: varies


  • shrimp, shelled and deveined 
  • Cajun seasoning
  • olive oil
  • remoulade sauce
  • lettuce 
  • tomatoes, sliced
  • French bread or hoagie rolls

Here's how to make it:

  1. Lay the bread or rolls cut side up on a baking sheet. Broil until toasted. Set aside. 
  2. Season the shrimp with Cajun seasoning. Add a little olive oil to a grill pan or hot skillet. Cook the shrimp until pink and cooked through.
  3. Spread a generous amount of remoulade sauce on the hoagie roll. Top with the shrimp, lettuce and tomato. Serve. 

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Elisa Schmitz
YUM! Takes me back to my trip to New Orleans!
Meredith Schneider
Mmmmm!I'm hungry now.. That looks and sounds amazing!
Donna John
There's nothing like a good po'boy.

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