Creole Shrimp and Rice

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by yogiclarebear

From Family Circle, "A melting pot of traditions go into Creole dishes French, Spanish, African and Native American originating in the Louisiana Bayou." Adapted slightly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and season with 1 teaspoon of the Creole seasoning. Saute for 2 minutes per side. Remove to a plate.
  2. Add remaining tablespoon oil. Saute the carrots for about 5 minutes, until just softening. Add the peppers, onion, celery and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Scrape up any browned bits in bottom of skillet.
  3. Add tomatoes and remaining Creole seasoning. Break up large tomatoes with the back of a wooden spoon. Simmer, covered, for 7 minutes.
  4. Stir in shrimp and heat through. Serve with cooked rice.

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