Oh Joy

{make it} shrimp sandwich rolls...
13 Jul 2011

Shrimp-roll1

Last week, I was watching Kelsey Nixon's sandwich episode well after dinner and found myself dying for a sandwich. Especially, since deli meats are currently off-limits to me, I haven't been able to enjoy too many sandwiches lately. So, inspired by her Shrimp Po' Boy Sandwich, I decided to make a non-fried New England-style version last night...which are essentially shrimp rolls. Here's how...

What you'll need:
— demi baguette
— lettuce
— tomato
— 1 lb. of shrimp {I purchased pre-cooked tiny bay shrimp but you could use larger ones or use fresh shrimp}
— shallot
— salt
— pepper
— mayonnaise
— stone ground mustard {the kind with seeds}
— sweet relish
— cayenne pepper
— optional: grated parmigiano reggiano

Shrimp-roll2

Here's how:
1. Although I purchased shrimp that was already cooked, it was slightly frozen, so I gave it a quick sauté with half a chopped shallot, olive oil, and some salt and pepper to make sure it was throughly cooked.
2. Drain any excess liquid and put shrimp in a large bowl.
3. Add 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 1/4 cup of ground mustard, three teaspoons of relish, and a couple shakes of cayenne pepper. Mix with shrimp. Taste and add more of any of the above mentioned ingredients so there's a balance of creamy, tangy, and a bit spicy {if you like it spicy}. Finally, stir in a small handful of grated parmigiano reggiano for extra texture and flavor.
4. Slice open a baguette and top with lettuce, tomato slices, and your shrimp concoction. Enjoy!

{photos by Oh Joy}

Comments

RECEIVE OH JOY POSTS VIA EMAIL

my latest video

oh joy! elsewhere...

recent favorite posts

blog courtesy

  • All layouts on this blog are created solely for the {oh joy!} blog. I enjoy sharing information and love when others enjoy my finds enough to post the links on their own sites. However, I ask that you do not use my exact layouts or designs without permission or without noting its origins on your post. All photos "by Oh Joy" must also be credited and linked to the original post.

    Any comments which are deemed inappropriate ~ including general spam, offensive comments or rude language, self-promotional spam, or other items unrelated to the post ~ will be deleted.

    Oh Joy!® is a registered trademark of Nantaka Joy®, Inc. All rights reserved.

disclosure

  • Oh Joy contains paid advertising banners and some contextual affiliate links. An affiliate link means that we receive commission on sales of the products that are linked to in my posts. So if you click on a link and make a purchase from an affiliate site, then I may make a commission from that purchase. I also work with affiliate links, on occasion, on my Pinterest page. The content of my posts or pins are all items, things, and experiences I genuinely like and will only work with affiliates that fit my aesthetic and brand.

    Any products which have been gifted or provided gratis to Oh Joy for review is noted with an asterisk (*) or c/o (courtesy of) at the bottom of the post and are only posted if a good fit for the Oh Joy aesthetic and content. Any sponsored giveaways or posts will be noted as such.

Blog powered by TypePad
Member since 09/2005
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...