Shrimp with Creamy Gravy and Rice


  • 1 lb of medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3 scallions. sliced into rings
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 sprigs of fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
  • 3 tbs bacon drippings
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 small bunch chopped parsley
This is a wonderful southern spin with plump juicy shrimp with creamy gravy and rice.

  • Combine shrimp, lemon juice, cayenne pepper in a non- reactive bowl and set aside.
  • Add bacon drippings or canola oil to a saute pan and add onion, garlic and peppers.
  • Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, sprinkle flour over, stir constantly for about 2 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and chicken stock and cook, stirring constantly until sauce starts to thicken.
  • Serve over rice.

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