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Shrimp Creole - New Orleans

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Category: Seafood, Shellfish

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 lb Butter
  • 1 c Onion; chopped
  • 1 c Shallots; diced
  • 1 c Tomato puree OR
  • 2 tb Tomato paste
  • 1 oz Lemon juice
  • 2 oz Cornstarch
  • 1 c Celery; diced
  • 1 c Green pepper; chopped
  • 2 c Canned tomatoes; chopped
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 3 lb Shrimp; peeled & deveined
  • Salt; pepper and cayenne
  • -pepper, to taste


Melt butter, saute pepper, onions, celery, shallots for 5 minutes, add
tomato puree or paste, bay leaves, and simmer for 15 minutes. Add shrimp
and simmer for 15 minutes more, dissolve cornstarch in 1 pint water, add
and simmer 5 mins.. Add lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste, add pinch of
cayenne, simmer 15 minutes. Serve over steamed rice or with creamed

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