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shrimp creole

Grandma's Shrimp Creole


  1. Chop all vegetables prior to cooking
  2. Make roux using oil and flour. Be certain to scrape bottom of pot as you stir so you do not burn your flour
  3. Add all vegetables to roux and cook down stirring often
  4. Add tomato sauce and 1 can measure of water
  5. Simmer approximately 20 minutes
  6. Add shrimp and continue to simmer on low approximately 30 minutes
  7. Add more water as needed if gravy is too thick
  8. Serve over rice with hot French bread