Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

If you'd like to spice this up add some hot sauce like Tabasco. Serve over a bed of rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté butter, garlic, onion and celery in large pan.
  2. To make the roux add flour to the pan and cook over medium heat bringing to a boil.
  3. Stir constantly until golden brown, about two more minutes, taking care not to burn.
  4. Add tomato sauce, tomatoes, water and remaining seasonings, except parsley.
  5. Bring mixture to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour.
  7. Add shrimp and cook 15 minutes.
  8. Serve over fluffy bed of rice.
  9. Add parsley just before serving.
  10. For a more highly seasoned sauce add a dash of Tabasco.


Most Helpful

This tasted professional! It was so easy, it just takes awhile to cook. I added extra dried red pepper flakes to give it a kick!

deannahirt February 12, 2007

very good I cut back on the butter about half and replaced it with olive oil but that might be why the rue did not brown .. a keeper

John W Wenzelburger April 14, 2006

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