Spicy Shrimp Cream Sauce


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 151.1
  • Total Fat: 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 102.2 mg
  • Sodium: 848.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 11.5 g

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Introduction

This is a great sauce to serve over fish or pasta. I regularily serve oer broiled catfish or talapia. Being from Maryland I substitute the creole seasoning for Old Bay. This is a great sauce to serve over fish or pasta. I regularily serve oer broiled catfish or talapia. Being from Maryland I substitute the creole seasoning for Old Bay.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    •2 tablespoons butter
    •4 to 6 ounces medium to large shrimp, chopped
    •3 green onions, sliced
    •2 tablespoons flour
    •1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning, or to taste
    •freshly ground black pepper
    •1 1/4 cups half-and-half or whole milk
    •3 to 4 drops Tabasco or other hot sauce
    •1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste

Directions

In a heavy saucepan melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add shrimp and green onions; sauté for about 1 minute, stirring. Add the flour gradually, stirring constantly. Once all the flour is blended in, gradually stir in the milk, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon. Once all the milk has been added, continue to stir and cook over low heat until the sauce thickens; remove from heat and stir in the Tabasco and salt to taste. Blend thoroughly. Serve as a topping for broiled or grilled mild fish fillets or thin with a little more milk or cream and serve with hot cooked pasta. Serves 2 to 4, depending on use.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ITSMEGER.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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  • Incredible!
    I made this with seafood seasoning and some cayenne. I made it with 1 c. evaporated milk. This is fabulous! - 11/6/14

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  • Incredible!
    This shrimp sauce is awesome with tilapia! - 3/26/13

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