Shrimp Po Boy Recipe

Shrimp Po Boy Recipe

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

4 minutes



Shrimp Po Boy Recipe. – Guest Chef Pat Mould reveals his Louisiana recipe for Shrimp Po Boys. A perfect sandwich for Lent or anytime you’re hungry.

Recipe courtesy of Lou Ana Peanut Oil.

Recommended cooking tools:

Waring 3-qt. Cool Touch Deep Fryer, Black


  • Lou Ana Peanut Oil in deep fryer
  • 1/2 cup coarse-ground cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons grainy mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 (8-inch) pieces baguette
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 thin slices red onion
  • 8 (1/4-inch-thick) tomato slices


  • 1 Pour oil into a large deep fryer; heat to 350 degrees.
  • 2 Combine cornmeal, flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and pepper in a shallow dish, stirring well. Dredge shrimp in cornmeal mixture. Fry shrimp at 350 degrees for 4 minutes or until done. Remove shrimp and drain well on paper towels.
  • 3 Combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, mayonnaise, mustard and juice, stirring well. Spread about 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture over cut sides of bread slices. Place 1 lettuce leaf on the bottom half of each bread slice; top with 1 red onion slice and 2 tomato slices. Season tomatoes with salt and pepper, if desired.
  • 4 Divide shrimp evenly among sandwiches; place top halves of bread slices on each. Cut sandwiches in half. Serve immediately.


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