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Pan-Fried Shrimp with Creole Mayonnaise Recipe
Photo: John Autry & Randy Mayor

Pan-Fried Shrimp with Creole Mayonnaise

Time: 40 minutes

Flavor Hit: Creole seasoning is a zesty spice blend with heat from ground red pepper.

Serve with Tomato, Cucumber, and Fennel Salad: Combine 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl. Combine 2 cups sliced cucumber, 1/2 cup cherry tomato wedges, and 1/4 cup sliced fennel bulb in a bowl. Pour dressing over vegetables; toss. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup). CALORIES 45; FAT 3.5g (sat 0.5g); SODIUM 79mg

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