shrimp creole

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By Club Recipes
from The Villages, FL

Prepared by Rose Comer at Sept., 2012, meeting.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6

Ingredients For shrimp creole

  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1 lb
    can (2 cups) tomatoes
  • 1 can
    (8 ounces) tomato sauce - 1 cup
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • dash
    hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 12 oz
    shrimp (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green pepper
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How To Make shrimp creole

  • 1
    In skillet, cook onion, celery and garlic in shortening until tender but not brown. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce and next 5 ingredients. Simmer uncovered for 45 minutes. (I use cover to keep from spilling.)
  • 2
    Mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon cold water; stir into sauce. Cook and stir until mixture thickens and bubbles. Add shrimp and green peppers. Cover: simmer 5 minutes. Serve over rice. Serves about 6.

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