New Orleans Steamer

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Can be easily adapted to any taste - it is a little bit spicy as written, but adapt it, add or subtract ingredients...even adaptable for kids. It is a fun meal for a crowd

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Prep Time:
35 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • parchment paper

  • cooking spray

  • 2 cups cooked white rice

  • 1 ½ teaspoons gumbo file powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons Cajun seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 green onion, sliced

  • 4 fresh okra, chopped (Optional)

  • 1 ½ teaspoons Cajun seasoning

  • ½ pound crawfish, thawed if frozen

  • ½ pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • ½ pound andouille sausage, sliced

  • 1 ½ teaspoons Cajun seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ cup chicken broth

  • 16 littleneck clams

Directions

  1. Spray four 10x20-inch sheets of parchment paper with cooking spray.

  2. Mix cooked rice, file powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1/2 teaspoon cumin in a bowl. Divide rice mixture evenly over prepared parchment paper.

  3. Toss tomatoes, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, green onion, and okra in a large bowl with 1 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning until well coated. Divide vegetable mixture evenly over rice.

  4. Combine crawfish, shrimp, andouille sausage, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1/2 teaspoon cumin in another bowl. Divide seafood mixture evenly over vegetables. Pour about 1 tablespoon chicken broth over seafood mixture and top each portion with 4 clams.

  5. Fold parchment paper around seafood mixture, sealing edges to form a pouch. Place the pouches on a microwave-safe platter.

  6. Heat pouches in microwave on high until shrimp are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, about 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

711 Calories
19g Fat
90g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 711
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 197mg 66%
Sodium 2291mg 100%
Total Carbohydrate 90g 33%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 81mg 404%
Calcium 133mg 10%
Iron 15mg 81%
Potassium 943mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.