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Cajun Popcorn Shrimp Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

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
Cajun Popcorn Shrimp Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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.

Nutrition Facts

2 filled pita halves: 668 calories, 40g fat (8g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 1139mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein.

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