Prawn Po' Boy

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
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1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, melted

4 large prawns or 8 large shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed

1 tablespoon seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay

Oil, for oiling the grill grates

8 slider buns, split

2 teaspoons cayenne pepper

1 cup mayonnaise

One 8-ounce can crushed pineapple, drained

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 1/2 cups shredded green cabbage

1 jalapeno pepper, minced



  1. Prepare a grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Brush some butter over the prawns and sprinkle with the seafood seasoning. Lightly oil the grill grates, then grill the prawns just until they turn opaque, being careful not to overcook.
  3. Brush the buns with some butter. Grill until marked, about 2 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together the cayenne and 1/4 cup of the mayonnaise. Spread on the buns.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk together the pineapple, sugar, vinegar and the remaining 3/4 cup mayonnaise. Add the cabbage and jalapeno, and toss to coat. Add salt to taste.
  6. Divide the slaw among the slider buns and then distribute the prawns among the buns. Serve.
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