Shrimp Creole

posted by Joy 07-17-99 6:30 PM

Shrimp Creole

1 cup flour 1 cup oil
3 lb. raw peeled & deveined shrimp
1 large can of tomato sauce
2 cloves chopped garlic
2 small cans of tomato paste
2 cup chopped onion
2 bay leaves
2 tbsp. chopped parsley 3
tsp. salt
1 cup chopped celery
1/4 tsp. red pepper
2 tbsp. chopped onion tops
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 cup bell pepper
6 cups of water

Make a roux. Add onions, celery, bell pepper and garlic and cook until soft. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, and remaining spices. Mix well and cook about 5 minutes.

Add bay leaves, 6 cups of water and let simmer for about 90 minutes. Add 3 pounds shrimp and cook for 15 minutes. Add parsley and onion tops and cook for 5 minutes. Serve hot
over fluffy rice.

Don't eat the bay leaves!

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