CREOLE SHRIMP AND RICE

 

  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 4 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 3/4 lb. medium shrimp, peeled
  • 1 1/2 tsp Creole Seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp ground red pepper
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery1 tsp thyme
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • Rice

Directions

  • Prepare rice.
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a large skillet.
  • Sprinkle shrimp with creole seasoning and red pepper.
  • Saute shrimp 3 minutes, until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from pan.
  • Add remaining oil to pan. Swirl to coat.
  • Add onion and next 4 ingredients (through garlic) to pan. Saute 5 minutes.
  • Combine milk and flour in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  • Add milk mixture to pan, bring to simmer.
  • Reduce heat to medium; cook 3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Add tomatoes and black pepper to pan. Cook 2 minutes until tomatoes are tender.
  • Stir in shrimp and heat through.
  • Serve with rice

Notes

Easy, Yummy. That about says it.Not the same as Grandma's Shrimp Creole - less tomatoey and more creamy

Categories: Dinner  Shellfish 

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