Shrimp po'boys

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
8 min
12 min
Living in coastal towns, residents have rich traditions of delicious seafood dishes from lobster rolls to this creole favorite, po'boys. Our version features sauttéed shrimp seasoned with creole spice served on a buttery crisp French roll with a smear of spicy mayo. This sandwich is the embodiment of summer which you can have nay time of year in just 20 minutes. Make a double batch and serve a crowd or cut the bread into smaller portions and serve as a tasty party app or tailgate treat. If you like these seasoned shrimp, make them another night and serve them over mixed greens for a spicy salad topper.


Reduced calorie mayonnaise

2 Tbsp

Creole seasoning

1½ tsp, divided

French roll(s)

4 item(s)

Butter flavour cooking spray

1 spray(s)

Uncooked shrimp

1¼ pound(s), large (peeled and deveined)

Olive oil

1 tsp

Uncooked onion(s)

1 cup(s), yellow, sliced


1 cup(s), chopped, shredded

Fresh tomato(es)

4 slice(s), 1/4-inch-thick


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine mayonnaise and 1⁄2 teaspoon Creole seasoning in a small bowl; cover and chill.
  3. Split rolls lengthwise, cutting to, but not through, other side. Place on a baking sheet; coat insides of rolls with cooking spray. Bake at 375°F for 4 minutes or until lightly toasted. Set aside.
  4. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning over shrimp; set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes. Add shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until shrimp are done.
  6. Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over cut sides of rolls; top each evenly with lettuce and tomato. Spoon shrimp mixture over tomato. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich).