Shrimp Stew Recipe

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Shrimp Stew

Kathy Sterling


This shrimp dish is thick and hearty, great for any meal, but we love it on a cold day. Similar to gumbo, but it is much thicker and we serve it over cooked white rice. Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
35 Min


2 - 3 lb
cleaned & deveined medium shrimp
1 c
dark roux
1 medium
yellow onion, chopped
1 medium
green bell pepper, chopped
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
black pepper
1 tsp
red pepper, more if you like it spicey
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil


1Saute onions & bell peppers in oil until clear
2Add approximately 2 cups of water and bring to a boil
3Spoon in roux. Dissolve the roux. Keep adding water and roux until you have a medium to thick consistency
4Season both the gravy and the shrimp with salt, black & red pepper as desired.
5Add the shrimp to the gravy and simmer on low until the shrimp are tender, about 30 to 45 minutes.
6Serve over cooked white rice, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Fish Soups, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy