Classic Shrimp Roll

Matt Moore

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound  cooked large Gulf shrimp, peeled and deveined and sliced in half lengthwise*
  • 1/2  red onion, finely chopped
  • stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons  capers, drained
  •   Juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons  mayonnaise
  •  Dash of  Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  kosher salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  freshly cracked black pepper
  • fresh sweet rolls, cut in half and toasted

An accessible 'play' on the classic lobster roll, shrimp rolls are a delicious summer time treat perfect for long weekends at the lake or beach. This no-fuss recipe allows the flavors of the tender and sweet shrimp to shine through — without breaking the pocketbook.

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Directions

Combine all of the ingredients, except for the rolls, into a mixing bowl and carefully mix until thoroughly combined. Add a generous serving of the shrimp mixture to the bottom side of each toasted roll and top with remaining slice. Serve.

Notes

*To cook the shrimp, bring 6 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt to a slow boil over high heat.  When water reaches a boil, add shrimp, remove from heat, cover, and allow shrimp to poach in the liquid for 5 minutes, or until bright pink and firm. Strain shrimp and place in an ice bath to stop the cooking process. After 1 minute, remove shrimp from ice bath and carefully peel and devein shrimp.  Finish by slicing the shrimp in half lengthwise for use in the mixture above.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

325 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Sugar Conscious

Daily value:

16%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 9g 13%
  • Carbs 33g 11%
  • Saturated 0g 2%
  • Fiber 2g 9%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 1g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 29g 58%
  • Cholesterol 185mg 62%
  • Sodium 888mg 37%
  • Calcium 139mg 14%
  • Magnesium 60mg 15%
  • Potassium 422mg 12%
  • Iron 3mg 15%
  • Zinc 2mg 14%
  • Phosphorus 308mg 44%
  • Vitamin A 3µg 0%
  • Vitamin C 5mg 9%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 19%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 12%
  • Niacin (B3) 3mg 13%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 3%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 62µg 16%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 2%
  • Vitamin K 4µg 6%
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