A traditional low-country recipe gets a fresh remake with smoked turkey sausage and tender shrimp, cooked in a rich stew with plenty of vegetables and seasonings. It's ready in less than an hour.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist
Cocktail Sauce:


Instructions Checklist
  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Rinse shrimp and pat dry with paper towels. In a 6- to 8-quart Dutch oven combine water, onion, celery, Old Bay seasoning, Cajun seasoning, and, if desired, cayenne pepper. Cover and bring to boiling.

  • Add potatoes and return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 6 minutes. Add corn pieces; return to a simmer. Cook, covered, for 5 minutes more. Add shrimp and sausage; return to a simmer. Cook, covered, for 2 to 3 minutes more or until shrimp are opaque and potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.

  • Carefully drain in a large colander or remove the food using a large slotted spoon. Discard onion wedges and celery. Serve shrimp, sausage, and vegetables, if desired, with Cocktail Sauce and hot pepper sauce. Makes 6 (4 pieces potato, 2 pieces sausage, 2 pieces corn, and three shrimp each) servings.

  • Cocktail Sauce: In a bowl, combine chili sauce, ketchup, onion, cider vinegar, prepared horseradish, and garlic, minced. Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week. Makes about 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts

252.9 calories; protein 26g 52% DV; carbohydrates 24.5g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 3.2g; fat 6g 9% DV; saturated fat 1.4g 7% DV; cholesterol 146.6mg 49% DV; vitamin a iu 285.7IU 6% DV; vitamin c 12.8mg 21% DV; folate 44.9mcg 11% DV; calcium 71.8mg 7% DV; iron 3.3mg 18% DV; magnesium 76mg 27% DV; potassium 759.9mg 21% DV; sodium 600.3mg 24% DV.