Creole Shrimp Stew

Recipe by Jellyqueen
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SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook bacon in large, heavy pan over medium heat until fat escapes and bacon is crisp.
  • Blend in flour and whisk until it burns a peanut brown color.
  • Add celery, onion, green pepper and green onions and cook, stirring until vegetables soften, about 10 minutes.
  • Blend in tomato paste, seafood stock, water, lemon juice, sugar and spices to taste.
  • Stir to blend mixture into a roux.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer very slowly, stirring frequently, until sauce thickens, about 10 minutes.
  • Add uncooked, shelled, deveined shrimp and parsley and continue to cook over low heat, just until shrimp turn pink. taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Serve hot over hot rice. 4 servings.
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