Cajun Shrimp Chowder

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

This recipe is an original from Mr. John O'Hara and was found in the Old Bay Cook Book. I made it last summer but added hot cooked sausage, cooked see where this one is going!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot heat olive oil.
  2. Add peppers, celery, onion and garlic and saute until tender, around 5 minutes.
  3. Mix in crushed tomatoes, wine and water.
  4. Bring to a boil, add Old Bay Seasoning, cayenne, salt and black pepper.
  5. Cover and simmer for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add shrimp, cover and simmer for 5 minutes, then remove from heat.
  7. Garnish with green onions.


Most Helpful

Very Good Recipe! I didn't use wine cause I didn't have any, and I don't know if that's what caused it not to thicken up, but it came out more like an etouffee/gumbo, so I made some brown rice to go with it. Still turned out really good tho! Thanks for the recipe!

Momma Vickie February 23, 2010

Great Recipe! My mother in law and I fixed this for dinner and it turned out great. I also added a little cream at the end. We served it over basmati rice. We'll make this again! Thanks for sharing your recipe with us!

Nadia Melkowits February 07, 2010

I am eating the leftover as I type. This was the 2nd time I made this and this is my favorite! The first time I used diced tomatoes (everything else the same), the 2nd time crushed. Either one is great. I also added alittle cream right before serving. Too Good!

carolyn lynch February 25, 2009

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