1 hr 10 mins
Luvs 2 Cook's Note:
I got this recipe from eatingwell.com. You can substitute shrimp with scallops. I haven't tried it yet but sounds YUMMY! NUTRITION INFORMATION: Per serving: 235 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 3 g mono); 168 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrate; 23 g protein; 4 g fiber; 411 mg sodium; 871 mg potassium. MAKE AHEAD TIP: Prepare through Step 1; cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Return to a simmer before proceeding.
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- 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 bunches chives (2 cups) or 12 scallions, finely chopped (2 cups)
- 4 shallots, finely chopped
- 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped (2 tablespoons)
- 1 -2 scotch bonnet pepper, seeded and finely chopped (or other very hot fresh chiles)
- 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger
- 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder, preferably Madras
- 3 large ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced (about 2 1/4 pounds)
- 1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/3 cup dark rum
- 1 cup fish stock or 1 cup bottled clam juice
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 18 jumbo shrimp (about 1 1/2 pounds) or 24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1 1/2 pounds)
- 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus more to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- 1Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
- 2Add onions, chives (or scallions), shallots, all but 1 teaspoon of the garlic, chiles, ginger and curry powder. Cook, stirring, until just beginning to brown, 4 to 5 minutes.
- 3Stir in tomatoes, 1/2 cup parsley, cilantro, thyme and bay leaf. Increase heat to high and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
- 4Stir in rum and bring to a boil.
- 5Add fish stock (or clam juice) and tomato paste. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened and well-flavored, about 10 minutes.
- 6Meanwhile, place shrimp in a shallow glass dish and toss with 2 tablespoons lime juice, salt and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate for 20 minutes.
- 7Stir the shrimp into the onion-tomato mixture. Gently simmer over low heat, turning occasionally, until the shrimp are curled and opaque, 3 to 5 minutes.
- 8Stir in the remaining 1 teaspoon garlic.
- 9Taste and add more lime juice, if desired.
- 10Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup parsley and serve immediately.
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Nutritional Facts for Shrimp Creole
Serving Size: 1 (294 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 207.1
- Calories from Fat 50
- Total Fat 5.5 g
- Saturated Fat 0.9 g
- Cholesterol 128.0 mg
- Sodium 338.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 12.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
- Sugars 4.4 g
- Protein 20.2 g
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