Food & Drink

Diabetes Quick Fix: Shrimp roll is a New England favorite

Shrimp tossed with homemade tartar sauce fills toasted hot dog rolls for this New England favorite. Drive along the coastline from Connecticut to Maine and you’ll find little roadside stands selling lobster, shrimp or clam rolls. This simple version captures their flavor.

The recipes are from “Mix ‘n’ Match Meals in Minutes for People with Diabetes.”

Helpful Hints

▪  Buy shelled shrimp.

▪  If whole wheat hot dog rolls are not available, use 2 slices whole wheat bread.


▪  Make dressing.

▪  Complete recipe.

Shopping List

1 bag washed, ready-to-eat shredded lettuce, 6 ounces peeled cooked shrimp, 1 small jar sweet pickle relish and 2 whole-wheat hot dog rolls

Staples: reduced-fat mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, salt and black peppercorns



2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon drained sweet pickle relish

Salt and fresh ground black pepper

1/2 pound peeled, cooked shrimp

2 hot whole-wheat hot dog rolls

1 cup washed, ready-to-eat shredded lettuce


Mix mayonnaise, mustard and relish together in a medium bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add shrimp and toss to coat shrimp. Split hot dog rolls open and toast in a toaster oven or under a broiler. Fill rolls with shredded lettuce and shrimp mixture.