Recipe by Douglas Poe

This is one of my favorite ways to eat shrimp!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat; stir in flour. Cook, stirring, until roux is light brown, about 3 minutes; add celery, onions and bell pepper; lower heat to medium.
  2. Cook and stir, until vegetables soften, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add garlic; cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  4. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, broth, dried thyme, salt, black and red pepper; raise heat to high; heat to a boil.
  5. Lower to a simmer; add the bay leaves.
  6. Cover. Cook until flavors marry about 25 minutes.
  7. Uncover; add more broth or water to desired consistency.
  8. Raise heat to medium high; stir in shrimp.
  9. Cook until shrimp turns pink, about 3 minutes.
  10. Cover; remove from heat; set aside until flavors come together, about 5 minutes.
  11. Serve over cooked rice.

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