Shrimp Sandwich (WW)

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Recipe: #13006

July 06, 2014

Categories: Sandwiches

"Recipe source: WW Magazine (May, 2014) 7 points plus/serving"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (178.4 g)
  • Calories 286.7
  • Total Fat - 4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 73.4 mg
  • Sodium - 1009.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 45.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3 g
  • Sugars - 6 g
  • Protein - 16.2 g
  • Calcium - 274.3 mg
  • Iron - 3.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Spray ridged grill pan with Pam and set over medium heat.

Step 2

Split baguette without cutting completely through. Remove soft center and discard. Cut into 4 pieces.

Step 3

Place bread pieces, cut side down, on pan. Grill until toasted, 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Spray shrimp with Pam and sprinkle with salt. Grill until cooked through, 2-4 minutes per side.

Step 5

In a small bowl whisk together sauce ingredients (mayo - pepper).

Step 6

Spread bread with mayo mixture, top with lettuce and shrimp.


  • Grill pan

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Choose a baguette that is fresh and not overly hard.
  • Look for raw shrimp that is fresh and not frozen.

  • Substitute whole wheat bread for the baguette to increase the fiber content. This will help to keep you fuller longer and provide more nutrients.
  • Substitute Greek yogurt for the mayonnaise to reduce the fat content. This will help to reduce the overall calories of the sandwich and provide more protein.

Grilled Salmon Sandwich Replace shrimp with 1/2 pound of salmon fillet, and grill until cooked through, 3-5 minutes per side. Follow the remaining instructions as listed.

Grilled Asparagus - Grilled asparagus is a great side dish to this shrimp sandwich. The combination of the salty shrimp and the lightly charred asparagus is a delicious way to round out the meal. Plus, it's a healthy and easy way to add some veggies to the plate.

Tomato and Feta Salad: This light and refreshing salad is the perfect accompaniment to the shrimp sandwich. The bright flavors of the tomatoes, feta, and herbs bring out the flavor of the sandwich and help to balance out the meal. Plus, it's an easy and healthy side dish that takes minutes to prepare.


Q: How do I know when the shrimp is cooked?

A: When the shrimp turns pink and is slightly firm to the touch, it is cooked through. You can also check that the internal temperature of the shrimp is 145°F.

Q: How long should I cook shrimp?

A: The cooking time for shrimp will vary depending on the size of the shrimp and the cooking method used. Generally, it should take between 3 and 5 minutes to cook shrimp.

1 Reviews

Kerfuffle-Upon-Wincle (KUW)

Very easy and sooooo good! Loved all the flavors in the mayo. Served on Sue Lau's Soft White Bread ABM recipe.


(23 Nov 2014)

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Fun facts:

The baguette, a type of French bread, was created in the 1920s in Paris. It was originally created to be a longer-lasting alternative to the traditional round loaves of French bread.

Worcestershire sauce, a key ingredient in this shrimp sandwich, was created in the 1830s by two chemists from the city of Worcester in England. It was originally sold as a cure for indigestion and quickly became a popular condiment.