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Cajun Shrimp

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Crumb topping:
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Unseasoned dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Medium shrimp 1⁄2 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Bay scallops 1⁄4 Pound
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon

For topping, place butter in custard cup.
Microwave at High for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until butter melts.
Stir in remaining topping ingredients.
Set aside.
In 1-quart casserole, combine green pepper, onions, garlic, dry mustard, chili powder and thyme.
Microwave at High for 2 to 4 minutes, or until onion is tender, stirring once.
Stir in tomato sauce, shrimp, scallops, salt and sugar.
Spoon into 4 individual souffle dishes or casseroles.
Microwave at 70% (Medium High) for 8 to 13 minutes, or until shrimp and scallops are opaque, rearranging dishes twice.
Add crumb topping during last minute of cooking time.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 658 Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.8%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 437.1 mg145.7%

Sodium 1260.9 mg52.5%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.5%

Sugars 16.1 g

Protein 79 g157.4%

Vitamin A 71.8% Vitamin C 165.9%

Calcium 35% Iron 71.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cajun Shrimp Recipe