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Creole shrimp

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup
Calories 200

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 2 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Total fat 5 g
Sodium 875 mg
Cholesterol 170 mg
Dietary fiber 3 g
Protein 25 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

This spicy shrimp dish gets its kick from an easy homemade Creole seasoning blend. It's delicious over brown rice.

Ingredients

(Serves 4)

Creole seasoning blend:

  • 2 1/4 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme

Creole shrimp:

  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 3 medium chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 20-25 shrimp)
  • 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning blend
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • Dash of tabasco sauce

Directions

To prepare the seasoning blend, combine the herbs and spices in a small bowl. Set aside.

In a large saute pan, add oil and heat to medium-high heat. Saute the onions, green pepper and celery until soft and tender, about 8 minutes. Lower heat. Season vegetables with salt and cayenne pepper. Then add tomatoes, garlic and bay leaf. Let simmer about 2 minutes.

In a medium bowl, combine the shrimp and 2 teaspoons of Creole seasoning blend. Mix well. In a small bowl, combine water, flour and tabasco sauce. Pour over the tomato mixture in the saute pan. Add seasoned shrimp to pan and cook until pink and tails curl, about 5 to 8 minutes. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Last Updated: May 13th, 2016