Sherry's shrimp creole

Sherry's Shrimp Creole

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An easy creole dish that's so delicious!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
20 Min


  • 5 lb
    jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced lemongrass
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 3 small
    onions, diced
  • 4 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1
    celery stalk, diced
  • 1 medium
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 5 lb
    heirloom tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1 Tbsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 6 c
    rice, cooked

How to Make Sherry's shrimp creole


  1. Place shrimp in lg bowl, sprinkle w/ salt, pepper and lemongrass. Heat 1/4 cup oil in lg skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and saute until pink.
  2. Remove shrimp from skillet. Add remaining oil to skillet. Add onion, garlic, celery and red bell peppers. Cook, stirring for 2 mina. Add tomatoes. Reduce heat to med-low. Simmer for 5 mins. Add bayleaf, allspice and red pepper flakes. Simmer, stirring for 10 mins.
  3. Place shrimp back in skillet and basil. Cook 2 mins. Remove bayleaf. Serve over rice.

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About Sherry's shrimp creole

Course/Dish: Fish Seafood
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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