Spicy Shrimp Creole

Spicy Shrimp Creole

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"Save the shrimp shells to make stock! I freeze 'em. Nice to use the trinity! Followed the recipe as written, except added bay leaves shortly after the tomatoes. Enjoyed the zip from the red pepper flakes. Definitely a keeper!"

- Tikimom1

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4.4 avg, 17 review(s) 88% would make again


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2 ts Worcestershire Sauce
1 tb Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
2 md Garlic; minced
8 oz Tomato sauce; Contadina
3 c Hot cooked rice
14 1/2 oz diced tomatoes
1 sm Onion; chopped
1 sm Green bell pepper; chopped
1 1/2 lb Fresh shrimp; peeled
1/2 c Celery; chopped
1 1/2 ts fresh oregano; Chopped
1/4 ts Red pepper flakes
1 1/2 ts fresh thyme; Chopped

Original recipe makes 4



1. Heat olive oil in medium non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, green pepper, celery and garlic and saute until soft but not browned, about 5 minutes. 2. Stir in tomatoes and their liquid, breaking them up with spoon. Stir in tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce and red pepper flakes (if using dried herbs, add also at this point). Reduce heat to low and gently simmer 15 minutes. Stir in fresh oregano and thyme, and simmer 5 minutes more. 3. Stir in shrimp and simmer 5 to 7 minutes more, until shrimp are cooked through. Serve over rice. Makes 4 servings. 466 cals, 7g fat (14% cff) *Recipe from "Lean and Lovin It" by Don Mauer (Chapters Publishing, 1996, $16.95 paperback). Home tested for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1997). Review: This Spicy Shrimp Creole was a big hit with Journal Sentinel. "It reminded me of jambalaya without the andouille. Everyone liked this recipe." (ELF) kitpath@earthlink.net 2/99 Per serving: 463 Calories; 7g Fat (14% calories from fat); 41g Protein; 55g Carbohydrate; 259mg Cholesterol; 855mg Sodium NOTES : 9 WW points Recipe by: Lean and Lovin It Posted to EAT-LF Digest by Betsy Burtis on Oct 12, 1999,

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Great dish. Adding a little salt is a great idea.
Dennis6195 2 weeks ago
I thought the sauce was bland and could've been thicker, adding salt made it better.
armanimay 1 month ago
smatthews24 1 year ago
amandalawson23 1 year ago
Quick and easy, and tasty. Next time we will add jalapeños for some added kick!
MandyMarie 1 year ago
Very tasty, not too hot!
MAL1404307 1 year ago
Surprised my Husband with this.... He loved it!!!! Thank you so much for posting this recipe!! It's delicious and with all the fresh veggies and the brown rice I used it was a very healthy and tasty meal.
Imcat 1 year ago
Delicious and very easy. Tasted just like Cajun creole from my favorite Cajun restaurant. The whole family liked it.
Sujen 2 years ago
I cooked this for my family and they loved it. It was delicious
niecycooks 2 years ago
Kat's variation: blackened shrimp and a little extra worcestershire sauce. Result: amazing ~*
Kennedykat 2 years ago
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