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Shrimp & Gravy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda & Dick Horner
Added: Sunday, February 13, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 or 6 slices bacon, chopped
1 small onion
1/4 cup flour
1 cup water
1 cup evaporated milk
1 pound med. shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 beef bouillon cubes
1 tbsp. garlic salt
1 tbsp. chopped chives
salt & pepper to taste (careful w/the salt as I didn't think it needed more than the garlic salt.)

Directions:
Directions:
Cook bacon til crisp then remove and set aside. Cook onion in bacon grease till transparent. Add flour to pan and cook and stir about 5 min. then add water and milk, Stir til thickened. Stir in bouillon, garlic salt, chives, salt & pepper. Return the bacon to the skillet and add the shrimp. Cook 5 to 10 min. until shrimp are pink and opaque. Serve over grits, rice or biscuits.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I served peas with this as a side and it went great together. The next time I make this I may add a few red pepper flakes to give it a little heat.

 

 

 

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