Creole Shrimp & Rice
Recipe from Family Circle

A melting pot of traditions go into Creole dishes French, Spanish, African and Native American originating in the Louisiana Bayou.



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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
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    3   tablespoons 
    vegetable oil
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    3/4  pound 
    large shrimp, shelled and deveined
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    3   teaspoons 
    Creole seasoning (such as McCormick)
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    2   
    large green peppers, seeded and chopped
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    1/2  
    large onion, chopped
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    3   
    ribs celery, thinly sliced
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    2   
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
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    1   can 
    (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
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    4 1/2  cups 
    cooked white rice

Directions
1.
Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and season with 1 teaspoon of the Creole seasoning. Saute for 2 minutes per side. Remove to a plate.
2.
Add remaining tablespoon oil, the peppers, onion, celery and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Scrape up any browned bits in bottom of skillet. Add tomatoes and remaining 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning. Break up tomatoes with the back of a wooden spoon. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
3.
Stir in shrimp and heat through. Serve with cooked rice.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 504, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 126, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 77, fiber (g) 5, pro. (g) 22, sodium (mg) 919, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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