Shrimp Creole

Serves: 4

Cuisine:

Cajun

Recipe Type:

Main Courses

rice

Kitchen-to-Table:

1 Hour

Heat Rating:

Spicy

Good Using:

Rice

Prawns

Ingredients

Shrimp (or Prawns) - 450g / 1lb

Creole Spice Blend - 2 to 4 tsp (depending on how spicy you want the dish)

Butter - 4 tbsp

Green Pepper - ½ chopped

Onion - 1 large chopped

Celery Stick - 1 chopped

Garlic Cloves - 2 crushed

Red Tomatoes, Ripe - 6 chopped

Sun-Dried Tomato Paste - 2tsp

Method

Thoroughly mix the shrimp with the Creole Spice Blend and refrigerate.

Heat the butter in a large pan and sauté the pepper, onion, celery & garlic for 5 minutes.

Mix in the tomatoes, sun-dried tomato paste and 250ml (8 fl oz) of water.

Simmer uncovered for 45 minutes.

Add the shrimp, cover and simmer until fully cooked (up to 5 minutes if shrimps were raw).

Serve hot with boiled rice.

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