Carolyn's Shrimp Creole

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Mysterygirl

This is a recipe that has evolved over the years. Note: you may substitute any fresh seafood such as clams or crab for the shrimp.

Top Review by Tammysbh

It was wonderful. I actually skipped the okra, just because I don't like okra. I know it's key but it was still amazing without it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large stock pot, heat oil until hot, stir in flour.
  2. Cook flour stirring often until flour reaches a medium brown color.
  3. Add onions, peppers and garlic.
  4. Cook until soft.
  5. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce& paste, mix well.
  6. Cook about 5 minutes.
  7. Add salt, water, red& black peppers.
  8. Fry sausage in a separate skillet and drain excess fat.
  9. Add sausage and okra.
  10. Simmer about 1 hour.
  11. Add shrimp, cook 15 minutes.
  12. Serve with hot cooked rice.

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