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Creole Shrimp Recipe

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This recipe for Creole Shrimp, by , is from The Extended Hargrove Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Sunday, August 13, 2006


3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons rendered bacon fat
2 cups chopped stewed tomatoes
1/8 cup tomato sauce
6 tablespoons minced onion
6 tablespoons chopped green bell pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 clove crushed garlic
1 1/2 cups hot water
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
7 ounces frozen, peeled and deveined shrimp

In a large frying pan brown flour in bacon drippings. Stir tomatoes, tomato sauce, minced onion, green pepper, parsley, garlic, water, salt and pepper into flour/oil mixture. Bring sauce to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cook 20 minutes. Add shrimp to mixture and cook 10 minutes longer. (If you use fresh shrimp cook an additional 5 minutes).




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