Ready in 45 minutes
Spicy and filled with vegetables, seafood, and sausage. This sauce can be served over grits, rice, pasta, or toast
Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Set aside.
Cut sausage into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove sausage, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in pan. Set sausage aside.
Saute onion and bell pepper in drippings and hot oil 8 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and saute l minute.
Whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute or until flour is browned.
Whisk in chicken broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp, and cook, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Stir in sausage,
crabmeat, and spices; cook, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
Serve immediately over hot cooked grits, brown rice, pasta, or toasted whole grain bread.
To cut carbs further: Replace flour with Xanthan gum.
Alternate serving ideas:
At lunch, ladle the rich sauce into freshly baked pastry shells, and serve with a tossed green salad. For an evening meal, present the sauce over hot cooked pasta, grits, or rice. Follow package directions for the desired number of servings. Add a green vegetable, and you're set.
Adapted from recipe by: Paulette Thomas, Edisto Island, SC
Each (3/4 cup) serving contains an estimated:
Cals: 239, FatCals: 77, TotFat: 9g
SatFat: 2g, PolyFat: 2g, MonoFat: 3g
Chol: 178mg, Na: 657mg, K: 531mg
TotCarbs: 9g, fiber: 1g, Sugars: 3g
NetCarbs: 8g, Protein: 31g
Rice, grits, pasta, etc. not included in nutrition data.
This is a very flexible dish. You can use seafood, chicken, sausage, or whatever. Even Tofu would probably work but don't let any Cajuns find out about it.
Keep all your recipes with free BigOven membership. Clip recipes, make grocery lists, menu plans and more!
What would you serve with this? Link in another recipe
flobiedobie 2y agoGreat recipe!
lecsosec_83 3y ago
ABattle692 3y agoGreat recipe, takes about 45 minutes total to make and is delicious!!! Great for beginners! :-)
jennoso 3y agoMy husband n I both loved it!
twj426 3y agoVery good and flavorful....I did add 3 times the spice mix and a extra teaspoon of cayenne pepper...
Amyfre 3y agoLove this recipe! Easy and super delicious
smilekyami 3y ago
zacharygillan 3y ago
MrsGary001 4y ago
1brendajones 4y agoWe loved this recipe. I used some bayou style seasoning we already had which had salt so I didn't add extra. It was delicious. I also added the seasoning to the rice which gave it more flavor. Definitely will be making this again!