SHRIMP CREOLE

 

  • Cooking Time: 45
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 cups chopped canned tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato puree or 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 pounds peeled shrimp
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • a pinch of salt, pepper, and cayenne
  • 2 ounces cornstarch

Directions

  • Melt butter in pan & saute the pepper, onion and celery over low heat for about five minutes.
  • Add the tomato puree or paste and the bay leaves to the pan and simmer for another 15 minutes.
  • Add your shrimp and cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Dissolve the cornstarch in water.
  • Pour the cornstarch mixture into the pan and simmer for five minutes.
  • Pour in your remaining ingredients and allow the entire thing to simmer for another 15 minutes.

Notes

Categories: Main Dish  Shellfish  Southern US 

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