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Shrimp Creole

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars

"W. Florence Johns gives a mild Creole flavor to convenient cooked shrimp in this skillet supper that has been part of her recipe collection for years. 'It's quick and very good,' promises the Houston, Texas cook."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet, saute the onion, green pepper, celery and garlic in oil for 6 minutes. Stir in the tomato sauce, chili powder, sugar and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add shrimp; cook and stir until heated through. Serve with rice if desired.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 3/4 cup (calculated without rice) equals 220 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 221 mg cholesterol, 791 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.

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Most helpful positive review

This is a very good and quick shrimp dinner. Instead of two cans of tomato sauce I used one seasoned with basil, oregano and garlic and a can of diced tomatoes with their juices. I was being laz...

Most helpful critical review

the sauce was a little bland. I put 1 tablespoon garlic, 2 tablespoons of chili powder, a teaspoon of paprika and a teaspoon of creole seasoning.

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This is a very good and quick shrimp dinner. Instead of two cans of tomato sauce I used one seasoned with basil, oregano and garlic and a can of diced tomatoes with their juices. I was being laz...

I made this exactly like the recipe stated and I loved it. Every bite contained a tasty shrimp. The only thing I would change would be to about half the cayenne pepper. I know creole is suppo...

My husband and I love this recipe. Didn't change a thing! Nice quick meal for those hectic days. Thank you for sharing!

Followed the recipe. Added slices of cooked sausage. It was great! My wife and I both loved it!

WE LOVED THIS. SO EASY BUT SO GOOD.

This was really easy and good!!! I didn't have celery, so I added 1/2 can of cream of celery and I added 1/2 can of cream of mushroom, salt and black pepper.

This was the perfect recipe for us, since I wanted to use up some shrimp and leftover tomato sauce. I noticed another reviewer used cream of celery soup, and since I like creamier sauces, I tho...

I use this recipe all the time, it was a big hit in my Cafe when I still had it.

the sauce was a little bland. I put 1 tablespoon garlic, 2 tablespoons of chili powder, a teaspoon of paprika and a teaspoon of creole seasoning.