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Shrimp Creole Recipe

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

Glenda Haynes
Added: Tuesday, September 29, 2009


1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. chopped celery
1 clove garlic, minced
3 T. salad oil
1 1 lb. can tomatoes
1 8-oz. can tomato sauce
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 - 1 tsp. chili powder
1 T. Worcestershire sauce
Dash hot pepper sauce
2 tsp. cornstarch
12 ounces cleaned raw shrimp
1/2 c. chopped green pepper

Cook onion, celery & garlic in hot oil until tender but not brown.
Add tomatoes & next 6 ingredients.
Simmer uncovered 45 minutes.
Mix cornstarch with 1 T. cold water; stir into sauce; Cook & stir until mixture thickens & bubbles.
Add shrimp & green pepper.
Cover; simmer until done, about 5 minutes.




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