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Shrimp Creole Recipe

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This recipe for Shrimp Creole, by , is from Generations of Good Eating, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Janet Johnston
Added: Wednesday, April 30, 2008


1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Dash of cayenne
1 bay leaf, crushed
1 lb. 4 oz. can tomatoes
1-1/2. lbs. shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 cup chopped parsley
Cooked rice

Heat oil in large skillet; saute onions, green pepper, celery, and garlic for 5 minutes. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, cayenne, bay leaf, and tomatoes. Bring to boil; cover; simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in shrimp, sugar, and parsley. Cover; simmer for 15 minutes, or until shrimp are cooked. Serve on rice.

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