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Creole Shrimp Stew

Ingredients

2 tbs canola oil
1 lb of medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tbs flour
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 28 oz can whole tomatoes with juice, chopped
1 16 oz can cream style corn
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1 cup water
1 bay leaf
1 tbs chopped parsley
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

This a delicious spicy shrimp stew.

  • Heat oil in a large pot and gradually stir in the flour.
  • Cook and stir over medium heat until chocolate brown in color. (this is the roux)
  • Add the onions, garlic and celery and cook until soft.
  • Pour tomatoes, corn and water into pot.
  • Add bay leaf and parsley.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Simmer at least 1 hour, adding water if the sauce becomes too  thick.
  • Add the shrimp and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve with rice.
 

Servings

6

Prep

10 min

Cook

1 hr 10 min

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Skill Level

Easy