Creole Shrimp

Main Dish

Creole Shrimp
Creole Shrimp

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

30

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

30

servings

Ingredients

  • 3

    tablespoons rendered bacon fat

  • 3

    tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2

    cups chopped stewed tomatoes

  • 1/8

    cup tomato sauce

  • 6

    tablespoons minced onion

  • 6

    tablespoons chopped green bell pepper

  • 1 1/2

    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1

    clove crushed garlic

  • 1 1/2

    cups hot water

  • 2

    teaspoons salt

  • 1/4

    teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 7

    ounces frozen, peeled and deveined shrimp

Directions

1.Melt bacon fat in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook until browned, stirring constantly to make a brown roux (see Editor's Note). Stir tomatoes, tomato sauce, minced onion, green pepper, parsley, garlic, water, salt and pepper into the roux. Bring sauce to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 20 minutes. Add shrimp to mixture and cook until the shrimp turn pink, and have turned opaque in the center.

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