Blackened Shrimp Po Boys
These delicious blackened shrimp po boys were inspired by the classic Southern favorite. Split-top buns are packed full of crispy, blackened shrimp then topped with spicy mayo, tomato, and lettuce.
Servings 4 servings
- 1 pound medium or large uncooked shrimp peeled and de-veined
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 split-top buns or hoagie rolls
- 2 cups shredded lettuce
- 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
- lemon wedges for serving
- 2 teaspoons smoked paprika or regular paprika
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/3 cup mayo
- 3 teaspoons cajun seasoning
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Stir together spicy mayo ingredients. Set aside til ready to serve.
In a small bowl stir together blackening seasoning ingredients.
Toss shrimp and olive oil. Add blackening seasoning and toss again to coat.
Saute shrimp in a skillet over medium-high heat 4-6 minutes until cooked through and opaque.
Serve shrimp in buns along with lettuce and tomato slices, drizzle spicy mayo over the top and serve. Enjoy!
Make it spicy: add 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes to the blackened seasoning.
Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 294mg | Sodium: 1607mg | Potassium: 291mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1965IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 187mg | Iron: 14mg