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Shrimp Creole II

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is an excellent dish that my mother makes. It has lots of vegetables in a thick Creole sauce. If you wish, you may also put sliced cheddar cheese on top before baking."
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1 h 10 m servings 250
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes; set aside. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. In a large saucepan or pot, melt butter over medium heat, and saute carrots, onions, bell pepper, celery, mushrooms, and zucchini, until just tender. Stir in tomatoes and tomato sauce. Let cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes.
  3. Mix shrimp, pimientos, and chili powder into the pot. Stir in cooked rice and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Pour mixture into a 9x13 inch dish. Bake in preheated oven until the rice mixture thickens, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 250 calories; 4.4 35.6 18 118 623 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Pretty yummy.....needed to add some more spice though.

Most helpful critical review

this is absolutely the worst shrimp creole i have ever eaten. don't bother.

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Pretty yummy.....needed to add some more spice though.

I loved it! But to good from pretty good to great, it did need some extra seasoning. As others have said it needed a bit more seasoning. I seasoned the shrimp with garlic salt and black pepper....

Husband likes spicy, so will likely add some more chili powder next time.

This recipe is awesome! Delicious! Husband and parents LOVE it! I give it a bit more flavor by sauteing the shrimp in butter with chopped garlic (the canned stuff is really easy), and adding abo...

This recipe was okay except I thought it could use a little bit more flavor and less chili powder... I like all the veggies it included.

this is absolutely the worst shrimp creole i have ever eaten. don't bother.

Love all the fresh veggies in this recipe. We have been trying to amp up the veggies and cut down the meat and fish, so this recipe worked great. I did not add the pimientos, but did use a pin...