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Shrimp South Louisiana Recipe

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This recipe for Shrimp South Louisiana, by , is from The Hardin Family's Good Grub, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Brad & Melissa Humphries
Added: Friday, October 10, 2008


2 lbs. raw shrimp; unpeeled & headless
Roux (5 T shortening and 1/4 C all purpose flour; gently cook til
medium brown)
1 large onion; chopped
6 green onions & tops; chopped
1/4 C green pepper; chopped
1/2 C celery; chopped
1 clove garlic (minced)
1 (10oz) can Rotel tomatoes w/ green chilies
1 (8oz) Tomato sauce
1 T Worcestershire sauce
Salt & pepper to taste

To roux, add onions, green pepper, celery, and garlic. Add Rotel, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Simmer covered 30 minutes. Add shrimp cook 20 minutes. Serve over rice. Serves 6-8.




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