Grilled Seafood Jambalaya Foil Packs

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
3
cups water
1
lb uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
lb sea scallops, thawed if frozen
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with garlic and onions, undrained
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
3
to 4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut 6 (18x12-inch) sheets of heavy-duty foil. Cook rice in water as directed on package. In large bowl, mix cooked rice and remaining ingredients. Place 1/6 of mixture (dividing shrimp and scallops evenly) on center of each sheet.
  • 2 Bring up 2 sides of foil over shrimp mixture so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-inch fold; fold again, allowing space for heat circulation and expansion. Fold other sides to seal.
  • 3 Place packets on grill over low heat. Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, rotating packets 1/2 turn after 6 minutes, until shrimp are pink.
  • 4 To serve, cut large X across top of each packet; carefully fold back foil to allow steam to escape.

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Tips

Expert Tips

To pump up the heat even more, add 1 teaspoon red pepper sauce.

You can spoon the jambalaya from the foil packets onto plates, or eat right from the packets.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Potassium
530mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.