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Shrimp Creole

Shrimp Creole


Ingredients

4 tbsp butter
5 tbsp flour
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/4 c. chopped bell pepper
1/4 c. chopped celery
2 tbsp chopped garlic
1 - 8 oz can tomato sauce
3 c. water
Chopped parsley and onions tops
Salt, cayenne to taste
3 # fresh shrimp peeled and deveined

Melt butter, add flour and cook to a medium brown roux. Add onion, celery, bell pepper, garlic and cook until tender. Add tomato sauce, simmer about 5 minutes. Add water and seasoning, simmer 15 minutes. Add shrimp and simmer 15-20 minutes, adjust seasoning, garnish with onion tops and parsley, serve over fresh rice.  © 1984 John Albrecht, CEC