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Louisiana Shrimp Creole II

"Tomatoes and shrimp cooked up with garlic and onions - this Gulf Coast tradition will have you dreaming of the bayou. This recipe can either be a main dish or a side dish. You can make it as hot as you want, just add more chili powder and hot sauce. Serve over hot rice."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 193 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings

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  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, melt butter or margarine over medium heat. Add onion, green pepper, celery, and garlic; cook until tender.
  2. Mix in cornstarch. Stir in stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, and red pepper sauce. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Stir in shrimp, and cook for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 193 calories; 8.1 g fat; 14.3 g carbohydrates; 16.8 g protein; 157 mg cholesterol; 677 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was a great "base" recipes for shrimp creole. As one user stated, the sauce just tasted like tomatoes. I used a 28oz can of crushed tomatoes and tomatoe paste for the sauce. I also had t...

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The 2T of cornstarch is too much. Both my husband and I thought the sauce was too thick. I'll try it again with less cornstarch next time.

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This was a great "base" recipes for shrimp creole. As one user stated, the sauce just tasted like tomatoes. I used a 28oz can of crushed tomatoes and tomatoe paste for the sauce. I also had t...

this is a good, easy recipe and it contains what we old cajuns call the "holy trinity", celery, bell peppers and onions. if you can, only buy shrimp exactly the way they came out of the sea, put...

The 2T of cornstarch is too much. Both my husband and I thought the sauce was too thick. I'll try it again with less cornstarch next time.

Delicious! Since I prefer spicy foods, I took the advice of others and went heavy with Texas Pete hot sauce and chili powder, and also threw in some cayenne and thyme. Also, I omitted the can ...

This recipe was easy and fairly fast. I followed the recipe as printed, but thought there was too much liquid and it needed more hot sauce. I will make it again, but with a few changes: more ...

EXCELLENT DISH! As fast as it takes to say "chop chop and stir stir," this receipe was done. So fast and easy...and sooooo good. Spicy but not hot (my daughter could even eat it). I added some r...

My husband's grandmother came to visit and requested I make or take her out for shrimp creole. She is a VERY hard to please woman and I had never had it, let alone made it. I followed this rec...

This is probably my favorite recipe on this website! I've been making this for dinner for years and my family absolutely loves it!! I make it exactly as written, and serve over rice. There ar...

This is a great recipe! I've tried shrimp Creole recipes in the past and they never tasted quite right. This was the taste I've never been able to quite touch on, until now. I spooned out the ki...