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Shrimp Monica Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Doug Baxley
Added: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb raw, peeled shrimp. (you can also use lump crabmeat, oysters or crawfish tails)
1 stick butter
1 pt half and half
1 good size bunch of green onions, chopped
3-10 cloves garlic, chopped (to your taste)
Creole seasoning to taste or 1-2 T (recipe below)
Salt to taste (start with 1/2 t)
1 lb cooked pasta (rotini is preferred but use your favorite shape)

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta according to package directions. Melt butter in large pot and saute onions and garlic for 3 minutes. Add shrimp and saute until pink (about 2-3 minutes). Add half and half.
Add creole seasoning by the large pinch, tasting before the next pinch until you think it is right. Add salt by the small pinch, tasting before the next pinch until you think it is right. cook for 5-10 minutes over medium heat until the sauce thickens. Add pasta and toss well.Let it set for 10 minutes over very low heat stirring often. Serve immediately with French bread

Creole seasoning:
2.5 T paprika
2 T salt
2 T garlic powder
1 T black pepper
1 T onion powder
1 T cayenne pepper
1 T dried oregano
1 T dried thyme
Combine, mix thoroughly and store in an airtight container

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour

 

 

 

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