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Shrimp Creole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Meg
Added: Sunday, October 5, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 T. Butter
2 t. minced onion
2 t. minced green pepper
2 t. minced celery
4 T. flour
1 cup of shrimp (I use more)
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. paprika
1 1/2 cups half and half
4 T. ketchup (or a bit more to taste)

Directions:
Directions:

Saute the onions, peppers and celery in butter for 2 minutes over medium high heat. Lower heat to medium and whisk in the flour. Add the saesonings. Gradually whisk in the half and half. Cook until thick and creamy.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Hint #1: Serve over rice with sweet peas.
Hint #2: I use this for a crepe filling by dicing the shrimp instead of leaving them whole.

 

 

 

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