~ Shrimp Creole ~ My Way

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By
@1lovetocook1x

I had some shrimp I needed to use and some green pepper and celery about to expire....so, this is what I threw together. I only had enough shrimp for a few helpings, but the recipe could easily be doubled. So tasty and easy! Season to your own heat tolerance...mine was just right for us!


Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2 - 3
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 3/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    fine chopped celery
  • 1 medium
    green pepper, fine chopped
  • 1 large
    garlic clove, minced
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    slap ya mama cajun seasoning or any cajun seasoning
  • 8 oz
    raw shrimp- med
  • Prepared
    rice for 2 or 3

How to Make ~ Shrimp Creole ~ My Way

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. To this add pepper, celery, onion and garlic. Cook and stir until onion is tender.
  2. To this add sauce, water and spices. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the shrimp, heat till boiling, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until shrimp are cooked and sauce has thickened some. Taste and reseason if need be. Remove bay leaf.
  4. Serve over rice!

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About ~ Shrimp Creole ~ My Way

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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