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Cajun Popcorn Shrimp Sandwiches Recipe

Cajun Popcorn Shrimp Sandwiches Recipe

These seafood sammies are a tasty way to get heated up. Simply adjust the seasoning and hot sauce to put some pop in a yummy pita. I even use more hot sauce for dipping. —Kent Whitaker, Rossville, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 3-1/2 cups frozen breaded popcorn shrimp
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 8 pita pocket halves, warmed
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 8 thin slices tomato

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine butter, garlic powder and Cajun seasoning. Toss with shrimp. Prepare shrimp according to package directions for baking.
  • 2. Combine the mayonnaise, pepper sauce, relish and mustard. Spread into warmed pitas. Fill pitas with shrimp, lettuce and tomato slices. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 filled pita halves equals 668 calories, 40 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 1,139 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.