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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

30 mins
30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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; protein 29.3g 59% DV; carbohydrates 22.2g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2.3g 9% DV; sugars 3g; fat 7.9g 12% DV; saturated fat 2.7g 14% DV; cholesterol 182.3mg 61% DV; vitamin a iu 3645.4IU 73% DV; vitamin c 63.1mg 105% DV; folate 125.1mcg 31% DV; calcium 128.5mg 13% DV; iron 4.3mg 24% DV; magnesium 52.5mg 19% DV; potassium 372.6mg 10% DV; sodium 486mg 19% DV.