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Shrimp Creole III

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"A hearty and spicy shrimp stew with onions, green peppers, celery, tomatoes, and wine. Serve over hot, cooked rice."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 448 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large heavy iron pot; medium heat, pour in olive oil and saute onions, celery, bell pepper and garlic until well wilted. Add flour and tomato puree and stir together. Gradually pour in 10.75 ounces of water.
  2. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour in diced tomatoes and wine; cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Season with hot sauce, Cajun seasoning, salt and parsley. Stir in the shrimp. Cover and cook over low heat for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a saucepan bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. When the dish is done, let it sit for 10 minutes. Serve over the cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 448 calories; 16.8 g fat; 32.8 g carbohydrates; 38.5 g protein; 259 mg cholesterol; 1007 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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THIS RECIPE IS A BELIGHTFUL MIX OF FRESH VEGETABLES AND SHIMP. I USED FOR 8 SERVINGS AND USED ONLY ONE CAN OF TOMATOE PUREE AND LESS WATER, ALSO I USED TWO TEASPOONS OF FLOUR. THIS MADE THE TEXT...

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Made this the other night and it was just OK...not as Creole tasting as I would like. I didn't have a 10.75 oz can of puree and used some tomato sauce and a can of tomato paste, maybe that was ...

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THIS RECIPE IS A BELIGHTFUL MIX OF FRESH VEGETABLES AND SHIMP. I USED FOR 8 SERVINGS AND USED ONLY ONE CAN OF TOMATOE PUREE AND LESS WATER, ALSO I USED TWO TEASPOONS OF FLOUR. THIS MADE THE TEXT...

This is excellent. I wouldn't say it is spicy, but has a great flavor. Next time I might add a little more cajun seasoning. Thanks for a great recipe!

Very tasty and not difficult at all. I did use chicken broth instead of water. That was the only change I made. Made it last night... having leftovers tonight and can't wait! I love when aft...

this was good. i added 2 slices of lemon and let them simmer in the sauce then i removed them w/ the bay leaf. my grandma taught me that. also used homemade shrimp stock instead of the water fo...

Great blend of flavors! Even the kids liked it!

Made this recipe as written. The kids and I loved it. Husband said it was good but too watery. I think he didn't use enough rice to soak up the yummy sauce! I will make this again.

Easy to make and delicious flavor. I chose to make the sauce without cooking the shrimp in it. Instead I sauteed the shrimp in butter and cajun spices and served it on top.

I am a very inexperienced cook just beginning to realize the benefits of a good homecooked meal - and this receipe was simple and DELICIOUS! I do not stick to measurements well, but you couldn'...

I thought this was pretty good, but my husband didn't really care for it. I halved the recipe, but otherwise followed it, with one exception: cooking the rice. I followed the package directions ...