Spicy Citrus Po’ Boy

Ingredients

Florida Grapefruit Slaw Ingredients:

  • 1 Florida Grapefruit, peeled, segmented and chopped
  • 1 cup grated daikon radish
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped plus extra leaves for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Juice of half a lime

Batter Ingredients:

  • ½ cup flour 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ cup soda water
  • 1 egg

Additional Ingredients:

  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 8 medium raw tiger shrimp, washed and peeled
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 dill pickles, sliced
  • 3 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. garlic chili sauce
  • 2 fresh sausage buns

Preparation

Spicy Citrus Po’ Boy
Step 1:

In a medium sized bowl combine Florida Grapefruit slaw ingredients and season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour panko crumbs into a small bowl and set aside. In another small bowl stir together mayonnaise and chili sauce and set aside.

Step 2:

In a small sauce pan heat oil to 375°F.

Step 3:

In a medium sized bowl whisk together batter ingredients until combined. Working in batches, dip shrimp in batter then panko crumbs; fry shrimp until golden brown, approximately 4-6 minutes. Remove shrimp and set on a plate with paper towel.

Step 4:

Spread the inside of each bun with chili mayo, top with Florida Grapefruit slaw, cooked shrimp and pickles. Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve with reserved lime wedges.

*Toast bun if desired