Shrimp Creole

Total Time
25 mins
35 mins

This recipe is all about New Orleans. Perfect for Mardi Gras or anytime. Great with lots of Tabasco. Delicious!

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  1. In a large skillet, cook onions, bell pepper, celery, and garlic in the oil, until vegetables are tender, 5-6 minutes.
  2. Stir in the tomato paste and cook for a minute, then add 1 cup of the chicken broth and mix well.
  3. Then add the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, bay leaves, cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and salt, stirring to mix.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes.
  5. Mix the remaining chicken broth with the flour until it is smooth.
  6. Whisk it into the sauce and stir constantly for 5 minutes.
  7. Add the shrimp and cook just till shrimp turn pink and curl.
  8. Remove bay leaves before serving.
  9. Serve with steamed rice and Tabasco sauce, if desired.