In a large saute pan, heat the oil. When the oil is hot, add the onions. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and cayenne.
Stir in the peppers and celery. Saute for 2 minutes, or until the vegetables start to wilt. Stir in the tomatoes and garlic. Saute for 2 minutes. Season the vegetables with salt and cayenne.
Stir in the water and bay leaves. Bring the liquid up to a boil and reduce the heat. Simmer for 20 minutes. Add the shrimp and saute for about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the flour mixture and simmer for 2 minutes, or until the sauce starts to thicken. Stir in the green onions. Check the seasoning.
To assemble, mound the rice in the center of each plate. Spoon the Shrimp Creole over the rice. Garnish with green onions
CREOLE SEASONING RECIPE:
* 2 ½ tablespoons paprika
* 2 tablespoons salt
* 2 tablespoons garlic powder
* 1 tablespoon black pepper
* 1 tablespoon onion powder
* 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
* 1 tablespoon dried leaf oregano
* 1 tablespoon dried thyme
Combine all ingredients thoroughly and store in an airtight jar or container.
Yield: about 2/3 cup
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|Serving Size: 1 Recipe (3006g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Recipe|
|Calories from Fat: 995 (27%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 110.5g||147 %|
|Saturated Fat 61.9g||309 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 26.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 10.4g|
|Cholesterol 1621.9mg||499 %|
|Sodium 1628.3mg||56 %|
|Potassium 2859.7mg||75 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 425.7g||125 %|
|Dietary Fiber 7.9g||32 %|
|Sugars, other 417.8g|
|Protein 221.7g||317 %|
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Calories per serving: 3658
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