Shrimp Creole

This flavorful Creole shrimp and veggies recipe is ready for dinner-time in just about an hour!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 20
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2
cups water
1/4
cup oil
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
2
medium onions, thinly sliced
1/2
cup chopped celery
1
garlic clove, minced
1
(14.5 or 16-oz.) can whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
1/4
cup chili sauce
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/2
cup slivered almonds
1/4
cup raisins
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon curry powder
1
bay leaf
1
lb. shelled deveined cooked medium shrimp
  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add bell pepper, onions, celery and garlic; cook and stir until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Add all remaining ingredients except shrimp. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 40 to 50 minutes or until flavors are blended, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Add shrimp. Simmer an additional 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove bay leaf. Serve over rice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    150mg
    150%;
    Sodium
    540mg
    540%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    40%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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