Saturday, February 11, 2017

New Orleans Style Shrimp Creole Recipe



  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Yellow Onion, Chopped
  • 1 cup Celery, Chopped
  • 1 cup Green Bell Pepper, Chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 can 8 Ounce) Tomato Sauce
  • 1 can (14 Ounce) Chicken Broth
  • 1/8 teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoons White Pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoons Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 pound Medium Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 whole Bay Leaves
  • 2 cups Boiled Rice (see New Orleans Style Boiled Rice Recipe)


How to Make It

  • In a black cast iron pot melt butter.
  • Add oil.
  • Over medium heat sauté all seasonings until wilted, about 5 minutes.
  • Add flour and blend well.
  • Add tomato sauce and broth.
  • Add black pepper, white pepper and cayenne pepper.
  • Bring to a low boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add shrimp, lemon juice, Bay leaves, cover and simmer for 20 minutes longer.
  • Remove pot from the heat and allow to stand, covered, at room temperature for about 10 minutes before serving.
  • Serve over boiled rice.
  • Garnish with sliced green onion tops.
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