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Shrimp & Tuna Sub

Updated: Aug 16, 2022

The combined taste of yellowfish tuna and fresh shrimp makes this a seafood classic! So many combined flavors, from the Swiss cheese, to the crunchy onion and pickles, offer up an amazing treat for any seafood lover.

  • One 5 oz, can chunk yellowfish tuna

  • 4 dill pickle slices, diced

  • 1 teaspoon of paprika

  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon of oregano

  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme

  • 1/4 cup yellow onion, diced

  • 3 TSPN mayonnaise

  • 1 TSPN olive oil

  • Dash of lemon juice

  • 2 fresh baked hoagie rolls (Gluten-free or Keto use preferred bread option)

  • 6 jumbo shrimp, peeled deveined and finely chopped

  • 2 slices Swiss cheese, sliced in triangle halves

  • 1/4 fresh tomato, diced

  • Green leaf lettuce

  • Old Bay Seafood Seasoning (optional)

Mixing bowl, sharp knife, cutting board, mixing spoon, small pot.

Prep: 5 min, chill 30 min. Ready: 35 min Serves: 2-3 sandwiches

Before you handle any food, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water. Clean your kitchen work area and pull back your hair or wear a cap. You want to avoid contaminating your meal with harmful bacteria that could cause food illness.

To make Tuna & Shrimp Sub:

1. In a small pot, boil a cup of water. Add shrimp and boil for 3 minutes.

2. Drain shrimp in colander. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

3. In a mixing bowl, combine tuna, diced tomatoes, diced pickles, paprika, garlic powder, oregano, thyme, diced onion, mayonnaise, olive oil, and lemon juice. Stir to mix all ingredients thoroughly.

4. Lay green leaf lettuce and Swiss cheese triangles inside hoagie roll.

5. Remove cooled chopped shrimp from refrigerator and mix with the other ingredients.

6. Spoon tuna/shrimp mixture inside hoagie rolls.

7. Sprinkle smoked paprika and Old Bay Seafood Seasoning (optional) on top of tuna mixture. Serve cold.

1 sub: 350 calories, 7 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 100 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate (6 g sugars, 2 g fiber), 50 g protein.

Tuna is a powerhouse of essential nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, potassium, magnesium, iron, vitamin A, B6 and B12, and as such is beneficial for health. Tuna comprises omega-3 fatty acids, which help in bringing balance in the blood vessels thereby reducing cholesterol in the arteries.

Light red or strong dry southern French or Spanish rosé, or a Loire red such as a Chinon or Bourgueil or a light red burgundy.

Vegan/Vegetarian alternative. Replace tuna and shrimp with a imitation Vegan tuna alternative such as 'CHICKPEA OF THE SEA' or 'VEGAN TOONA', or chopped garbanzo beans and mushrooms. Use Vegan-friendly mayo and cheese slices.

Kick the GLUTS and use a Gluten-free hoagie roll, or remove the roll altogether and make this a Shrimp & Tuna Bowl.

Reduce the carbs and lose the roll- make this a Shrimp & Tuna bowl by chopping Tuna and shrimp into bowl with rest of ingredients, removing the hoagie roll.

Need DINNER MUSIC? Check out our Playlists on YouTube for perfectly themed music to set the ambiance of your meal! For this recipe, we recommend:Playlist: Tales from the Sea

Shrimp & Tuna Bowl. Chop tuna and shrimp into bowl with rest of ingredients, removing the hoagie roll. Replace slices of Swiss Cheese with grated Parmesan cheese.

Cajun Shrimp & Tuna Sub. Add 1 TBSN of your favorite Cajun seasoning mix instead of paprika. Replace Swiss cheese with slices of Pepper Jack Cheese.

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