Shrimp Creole

Shrimp Creole
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 250.3
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 221.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,315.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 26.4 g

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Introduction

Quick and easy to make! Serve over rice or quinoa (for an even healthier version). Quick and easy to make! Serve over rice or quinoa (for an even healthier version).
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 tsp olive oil
    1 medium onion, chopped
    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    4 celery stalks, chopped
    2 cloves of garlic, minced
    14-ounce can of diced tomatoes
    8 oz tomato sauce
    1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
    1/4 tsp Cajun Seasoning (more or less to taste)
    1 bay leaf
    1 tbsp corn starch
    1 tbsp water
    1 lb of large shrimp, peeled and deveined
    2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
    2 tsp hot sauce, to taste
    salt to taste

Directions

In a large skillet heat the olive oil over medium heat.

Add the chopped onion, green bell pepper, garlic and celery and saute until tender. Add tomatoes and tomato sauce, cayenne pepper, cajun spice, bay leaf and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low and simmer 20-30 minutes.

Mix the corn starch and water until dissolved, and then add to mixture. Continue cooking for another 5 minutes. Lightly season the shrimp with the Cajun seasoning and add immediately to the tomato mixture. Add Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce; stir together. Cook for another 5 to 6 minutes, or until shrimp is opaque and cooked through, adjust salt if needed.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WHERESWALDO12.

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