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Creole Shrimp

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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

Details

Servings 30
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 40mins

Preparation

Step 1

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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