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New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

This New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole is a quick and easy shrimp dinner that’s perfect for holiday parties, game days, or even a light dinner! Give this New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole a try today.

New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

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New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

This New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole are one of those easy dinner recipes, and though there are only four ingredients, they definitely don’t any sacrifice flavor.

New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 50-60 minutes | Servings: 6

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp. Butter unsalted

1 Tbsp. Olive oil

1 Onion chopped

1 C. Celery chopped

1 Bell pepper chopped

2 tsp. Minced garlic

3 Tbsp. All-purpose flour

14 oz. Chicken broth

8 oz. Tomato sauce

1 ½ lb. medium shrimp peeled and deveined

2 Bay leaves

Salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste

Rice to serve over

How to make New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole:

Step 1. Heat the butter and oil in a large deep-sided skillet on the stove over medium heat.

Step 2. Add the vegetables to the skillet and saute for 5 minutes.

Step 3. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetable mixture, and stir to combine. Continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes, careful not to burn the flour.

Step 4. Whisk in the broth and tomato paste, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste. Simmer for 30 minutes.

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Step 5. Add the shrimp and bay leaves to the skillet, cover, and cook for another 20 minutes.

Step 6. Let rest for 10-15 minutes before serving over rice.

Enjoy!

New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

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New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. Butter unsalted
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 C. Celery chopped
  • 1 Bell pepper chopped
  • 2 tsp. Minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. All purpose flour
  • 14 oz. Chicken broth
  • 8 oz. Tomato sauce
  • 1 ½ lb. Medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • Salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste
  • Rice to serve over

Instructions

  1. Heat the butter and oil in a large deep sided skillet on the stove over medium heat.
  2. Add the vegetables to the skillet and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetable mixture, and stir to combine. Continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes, careful not to burn the flour.
  4. Whisk in the broth and tomato paste, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Add the shrimp and bay leaves to the skillet, cover, and cook for another 20 minutes.
  6. Let rest for 10-15 minutes before serving over rice.

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