Shrimp: Cajun Style Shrimp

posted by Mom2Ty 03-24-102 6:23 PM

Source: Suzanne's Cooking Spot
Cajun Style Shrimp

2 slices bacon
2 Tablespoons flour
1 medium onion -- chopped
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 large garlic clove -- minced
1/2 teaspoon dried, crushed thyme leaves
1/2 cup V-8 vegetable juice
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1 pound large shrimp -- shelled and deveined
4 cups cooked rice

In large skillet cook bacon until crisp. Set aside. In 2T. drippings cook flour 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add veggies and thyme. Cook until veggies are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in V8 juice, hot sauce and shrimp. Cook until shrimp are pink and opaque. Serve over hot cooked rice. Top with crumbled bacon, if desired.

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