Louisiana-Style Shrimp Creole

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

Add in a splash of red or white wine if desired, adjust the Creole seasoning and hot sauce to suit heat level. For a creamy Creole sauce add in whipping cream at the end of cooking :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium heat; Add in onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic and chili powder; sauté for until vegetables are tender (about 3-4 minutes).
  2. Whisk in the cornstarch, then stir in the stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce and Worcestershire sauce; bring to a simmer over medium heat stirring and breaking up the tomatoes with back of a spoon.
  3. Add in Creole seasoning to taste (and wine if using) simmer uncovered for about 25 minutes (you may simmer longer if desired for a thicker richer sauce).
  4. If you prefer a creamy Creole sauce add in whipping cream at this point starting with 2 tablespoons and adding in more to taste.
  5. Add in the uncooked shrimp; cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

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