Cajun Shrimp Creole

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Cajun Shrimp Creole

Cajun Shrimp Creole
Servings 6


  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 8-ounce cans tomato sauce
  • Tabasco to taste
  • 2 teaspoons salt or less, to taste
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 pod garlic finely chopped
  • 2 pounds raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup oil


  • Make a light brown roux using flour and oil. Add shrimp and cook 3 minutes over low heat. Add garlic, onion, green pepper and parsley and saute 2 minutes. Increase heat to medium and gradually add water while stirring. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, then lower heat to simmer and cook for 1 hour. Stir occasionally. Serve over steaming rice.

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