This traditional southern sandwich is served on toasted French bread and loaded with Cajun-seasoned shrimp, lettuce and a delicious sauce made of roasted red peppers and cream cheese. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and milk, stirring until smooth. Stir in celery, roasted red peppers, and green onions. Set aside.

  • In a medium bowl, combine shrimp and Cajun seasoning; toss to coat. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until opaque, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

  • Divide bread slices among four serving plates. Top with cream cheese mixture, lettuce, and shrimp. If desired, sprinkle with snipped parsley.

Nutrition Facts

280 calories; 7.9 g total fat; 2.7 g saturated fat; 182 mg cholesterol; 486 mg sodium. 373 mg potassium; 22.2 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 29.3 g protein; 3645 IU vitamin a iu; 63 mg vitamin c; 125 mcg folate; 129 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 53 mg magnesium;