Shrimp Creole Recipe
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Shrimp Creole Recipe

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Years ago, when we visited relatives on the eastern coast of North Carolina, they served this dish. I asked for the recipe and it became one of our favorite meals. -Edna Boothe, Richmond, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 228 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 172 mg cholesterol, 1,163 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a skillet, saute the green pepper, onion, celery and garlic in oil until tender. Add the tomato sauce, oregano and bay leaf. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  2. Stir in the shrimp; cook 3 minutes longer. Discard bay leaf. Serve over rice. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Shrimp Creole in Reminisce September/October 2002, p50

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 228 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 172 mg cholesterol, 1,163 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 11, 2008

Very good. The second time I made it with a about 3/4 of the tomato sauce it called for since the first time I thought there was too much sauce.

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