Delicate Shrimp

Delicate Shrimp Recipe

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Pat Nugent

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@Baltisraul

My wife and I stumbled across this meal at a Diner outside of Baton Rouge two summers ago. They were kind enough to share this recipe. Don't be frightened about the dry beef stew mix with shrimp, it has killer taste!! If you are looking to try a mild Creole meal, this may become a keeper for you as it has for us.

We have also used dry Pot Roast seasoning mix in lieu of the beef stew dry mix.

Tip from an old shrimp boat captain: Never salt your shrimp till they are done cooking. Enjoy!

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 . lb
    large cleaned shrimp
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1 large
    sweet onion chopped
  • 4 stalk(s)
    celery chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    floue
  • 3 c
    hot water or hot seafooed broth
  • 1 1/2 oz
    package of dry beef steww mix
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    chives, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Delicate Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. Add flour and oil to a Dutch Oven over medium heat and stir constantly for 10 min to form a golden roux.
  2. Add onion and celery to the roux and simmer 5 min. Add the water / broth and all seasonings to the mixture and bring to a boil then simmer 10 min.
  3. Add shrimp and low simmer for 10 more min. Add any salt necessary after the 10 min simmer.
  4. Serve over white rice or garlic grits

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About Delicate Shrimp

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole




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