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Old 09-21-2004, 01:58 PM   #1
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Shrimp Creole

My mom always made this for me when I was feeling down. It was a great pick-me-up!

Shrimp Creole

1C. chopped onion
1C. chopped green bell pepper
1/3C. margarine
1 28ounce can tomatoes-drained, reserve liquid
1teaspoon salt
1Tablespoon cornstarch
1teaspoon file powder(optional)
1 1/2C. (8ounce) cleaned shrimp(I use the frozen salad shrimp)
1/4teaspoon pepper
Hot cooked rice

Saute onion & pepper in margarine. Stir in tomatoes, shrimp, & seasonings. combine cornstach with reserved tomato liquid ; add to tomato-shrimp mixture. Simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened. Serve over hot rice.

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Old 09-21-2004, 02:01 PM   #2
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Re: Shrimp Creole

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Originally Posted by crewsk
My mom always made this for me when I was feeling down. It was a great pick-me-up!

Shrimp Creole

1C. chopped onion
1C. chopped green bell pepper
1/3C. margarine
1 28ounce can tomatoes-drained, reserve liquid
1teaspoon salt
1Tablespoon cornstarch
1teaspoon file powder(optional)
1 1/2C. (8ounce) cleaned shrimp(I use the frozen salad shrimp)
1/4teaspoon pepper
Hot cooked rice

Saute onion & pepper in margarine. Stir in tomatoes, shrimp, & seasonings. combine cornstach with reserved tomato liquid ; add to tomato-shrimp mixture. Simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened. Serve over hot rice.
my mom makes an excellent version of this as well.
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I think I may fix it this weekend. I need something hearty!
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Old 09-21-2004, 03:18 PM   #4
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Crewsk that sounds yummy, a real mood lifter ! I'll be trying too over the weekend :)
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Old 09-21-2004, 04:00 PM   #5
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Let me how you like it!
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I make a toned-down version of Chef Prudhomme's Shrimp Creole from "Lousisiana Kitchen. Laurie, my other half, LOVES it!
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