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Spicy Shrimp Creole

“For more than 35 years, this has been our favorite shrimp dish,” says Sharon Larson of Knoxville, Illinois. The tender shrimp combined with a slightly spicy chunky tomato and green pepper mixture makes a hearty portion of this classic.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Hot cooked rice, optional


  • In a large skillet, saute the onion, celery and green pepper in oil until tender. Add garlic; saute 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, salt, chili powder and pepper sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add shrimp; cook 4-5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 253 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 1673mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 6g fiber), 22g protein.

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  • VunitaP48
    May 7, 2013

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  • EmmOswa
    Jul 17, 2012

    Made this for me and my boyfriend and we both thought that it was a hit! I added some more hot pepper sauce and omitted the Worcestershire accident! Ooops!I will definitely make it again. Low cal & tasty indeed.

  • pardeemom
    Mar 10, 2012

    Delicious! Just the right amount of heat for my family.

  • Dcoe
    Jul 24, 2010

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  • barbboisvert
    Dec 12, 2009

    Really tasty, easy and low calorie. How could you beat that? Quick too!

  • pammywammy
    Feb 18, 2009

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