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Po' Boy Shrimp and Coleslaw Sandwich

Po' Boy Shrimp and Coleslaw Sandwich

How to make a classic fried shrimp po boy recipe, traditional sandwich from Louisiana served with coleslaw: an easy recipe for a yummy sandwich!

05 January, 2017
Average: 1.8 (23 votes)

Type of dish

serves for


total time

0 HR 45 MIN


Green cabbage
140 g, shredded
Red cabbage
70 g, shredded
140 g, julienned
55 g, red, chopped
Coleslaw dressing
to taste
Vegetable oil
for frying
900 g, peeled and deveined
All purpose flour
300 g
55 ml
300 g
Bread rolls
4, gourmet, split


For Coleslaw | Po Boy Sandwich

To prepare the coleslaw served with fried shrimp po boy, combine the cabbages, carrots and onions in a large bowl.

Pour the dressing over the mixture and toss to combine.

Season with salt and pepper.

For Fried Shrimp | Po Boy Sandwich

Preheat oil in a Dutch oven to 190º C.

Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.

Season the flour with salt and pepper.

Whisk the egg and water together to create an egg wash.

Working in batches, dredge the shrimp in the flour and then in the egg wash.

Lastly, dredge the shrimp in the cornmeal.

Drop the shrimp one at a time into the hot oil.

Fry in batches until golden brown.

Drain on paper towels.

To Assemble the Fried Shrimp Po Boy

Spoon coleslaw on the bottom half of each roll.

Top with a generous portion of fried shrimp and cover with remaining roll.

Serve the fried shrimp po boy sandwiches.

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