SHRIMP SAUCE PIQUANTE

 

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  • Servings: 6
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Ingredients

  • 1 CUP ONIONS, FINELY CHOPPED
  • 1/2 CUP SALAD OIL OR BACON DRIPPINGS
  • 1 CUP WATER
  • 2 CLOVES GARLIC, FINELY CHOPPED
  • 1 CUP CELERY, FINELY CHOPPED
  • 1 CAN (16 OZ) WHOLE TOMATOES
  • 1 CAN (8 OZ) TOMATO SAUCE
  • 1 TSP SALT
  • 1/4 TSP EACH OF RED AND BLACK PEPPER
  • 2 LBS RAW SHRIMP, PEELED AND DEVEINED
  • 3 THIN SLICES LEMON, QUARTERED
  • 1/4 CUP OF EACH PARLEY AND GREEN ONION TOPS, FINELY CHOPPED

Directions

  • IN A HEAVY IRON POT, SAUTE ONIONS IN HEATED OIL OR DRIPPINGS UNTIL LIGHT BROWN. ADD WATER, GARLIC, AND CELERY, COVER AND COOK UNTIL TENDER. ADD TOMATOES, TOMATO SAUCE, SALT, AND PEPPER AND SIMMER, UNCOVERED, 30-40 MINUTES UNTIL SLIGHTLY THICKENED. ADD SHRIMP AND LEMON SLICES, COVER AND COOK SLOWLY 15 MINUTES. JUST BEFORE SERVING ADD PARSLEY AND GREEN ONION TOPS. SERVE OVER HOT RICE.

Notes

Categories: Cajun 

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