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Louisiana Shrimp Creole

Louisiana Shrimp Creole With Roux

4.78 from 31 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Cuisine Southern
Servings 8 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 stick butter butter can use more if needed
  • 8 tbs flour
  • 1 cup parsley chopped
  • 1 dozen green onions chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 8-9 cloves garlic chopped
  • 4 lbs shrimp can use more
  • 1/2 stalk celery chopped
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 cans cans tomato paste
  • 1 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dash hot sauce
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbs salt
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Cook butter and flour until browned; add vegetables. Saute 10-15 minutes.
  • Add water and remaining ingredients except vinegar and shrimp. Simmer 30 minutes.
  • Add vinegar and simmer 1 hour and 30 minutes. Add shrimp and bring to a boil and simmer 20 minutes. The key is to not overcook your shrimp.
  • Let them slowly simmer in the sauce until just cooked through.
  • Serve over hot rice.
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