Shrimp Jambalaya

Joy posted 11-20-98 4:48 PM pt (US)

* Exported from MasterCook *

Shrimp Jambalaya

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Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:45
Categories : Seafood Rice
Creole Dinner

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 pounds raw shrimp -- peeled and deveined
2 cups rice
1/2 stick butter
4 tablespoons flour
2 onion -- chopped
3 scallions -- chopped, white and green
2 cloves garlic -- minced
1 green peppers -- chopped
2 tablespoons parsley -- chopped
1 16 oz. can tomato
2 14 oz. cans beef broth
1/8 teaspoon cloves
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Melt butter in thick bottomed pot or Dutch oven, add flour and cook over low heat to make a light golden roux. Add onions, scallions, green pepper, garlic and parsley. Cook until transparent. Add tomatoes and broth and mix well. Add cloves, allspice, thyme, cayenne,and black pepper. Season with salt, about 1 T to start. Add shrimp and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in rice and mix well. The mixture should be just covered with broth. Bring to boil and then cut heat to very low. Cover pot, and cook until rice is tender. Adjust salt.

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