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Shrimp Creole

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

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


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 228 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 172mg cholesterol, 1163mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein.

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