Big Easy Shrimp
south beach diet phase 1 w/o rice
- 2 strips turkey bacon
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 rib celery, chopped
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 can chopped tomatoes
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 t black pepper
- 1 t worcestershire sauce
- 1 t hot pepper sauce
- 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled & deveined
cook bacon in large skillet until crisp
crumble when cool. cook onion, bell pepper, & celery in drippings for 5 minutes.
stir in garlic, add tomatoes with juice, bay leaf, black pepper, worcestershire sauce, & hot pepper sauce. Heat to boiling, reduce heat & simmer for 20 minutes.
add shrimp and bacon & cook for 10 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. remove & discard bay leaf before serving over rice if desired.