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Surf and Turf Po'Boys

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins


  • 4-5 Po'Boy Buns or Cut French Bread
  • Sliced Provolone Cheese* or cheese of choice
  • 1 LB Deli Sliced Roast Beef
  • 1 LB Medium peeled shrimp
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon of Creole or Cajun seasoning
  • Jalapeno Mayo -*See Notes for recipe
  • Shredded Lettuce


  • 1 Brown gravy packet
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 teaspoons creole or cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons Beef Better than Bouillon-optional



  • Whisk together two cups of water, gravy packet , Better than bouillon and seasoning
  • Pour the mixture into a medium saucepan and bring up to a boil and then simmer whisking occasionally
  • Simmer until the gravy has thickened

Shrimp and Roast Beef

  • While the gravy is simmering heat up a skillet with olive oil on medium heat.
  • Pour shrimp into the heated skillet and cook them
  • Sprinkle the teaspoon of creole or cajun seasoning on them while they are cooking.
  • Shrimp cook quickly , as soon as the tail begins to curl and they turn pink remove them from heat and set them aside.
  • Heat up roast beef in the microwave to just to take the chill off

Assembly of the Po'Boy

  • Split your buns if they aren't split and cover one side with cheese then place it on a baking sheet
  • Place them under the broiler in your oven just long enough for the cheese to melt
  • Once the cheese is melted layer on top of the cheese Roast beef , a little Gravy, 4-5 Shrimp. then desired amount of gravy.
  • On the plain side of the bun spread desired amount of jalapeno mayo
  • PLace the desired amount of lettuce and fold it together


The Jalapeno Mayo is a bit spicy so if you are sensitive to spice just use regular mayo
Click HERE for Jalapeno May recipeĀ 
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