Creole Shrimp Baguette

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 4

Ingredients

  1. 1 lb (500 g) frozen raw shrimp, peeled, tailed and deveined (16/20 count), thawed
  2. 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  3. 2 tsp (10 mL) Cajun seasoning
  4. 1/4 cup (60 mL) mayonnaise
  5. 1 tbsp (15 mL) grainy mustard
  6. 1/2 tsp (2 mL) lemon zest
  7. 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
  8. 1 tbsp (15 mL) capers, drained
  9. 1 clove garlic, minced
  10. 1 baguette
  11. 1 cup (250 mL) shredded lettuce

Method

  1. Pat shrimp dry with paper towel. In bowl, toss together shrimp, oil and Cajun seasoning. In separate bowl, stir together mayonnaise, mustard, lemon zest, lemon juice, capers and garlic.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high; grease grate well. Grill shrimp for 1 to 2 minutes per side or until starting to turn pink and cooked through.
  3. Cut baguette crosswise into four pieces; split each portion lengthwise without cutting all the way through. Spread mayonnaise mixture over both halves. Layer shrimp and lettuce in sandwiches.

Tip: For a fully loaded sandwich, add bacon, tomato, onion and pickles.