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This shrimp creole recipe is a Creole dish of cooked shrimp in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper and cayenne pepper!

Shrimp Creole Recipe From Scratch

Course Main Course, Starter
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 354 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 stalk fresh celery
  • 2 medium garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 tbsp worcester sauce
  • 7 oz canned chopped tomatoes (200 g)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Dice the bell pepper and celery finely. Then add the butter to a large frying pan and place it over medium-high heat until melted. Add the chopped onion, garlic and celery to the pan.
  2. This shrimp creole recipe is a Creole dish of cooked shrimp in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper and cayenne pepper!
  3. Stir fry the vegetables for about 2 minutes. Then add the diced bell pepper as well. Season the vegetables with cayenne pepper and a pinch of salt.
  4. This shrimp creole recipe is a Creole dish of cooked shrimp in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper and cayenne pepper!
  5. Stir the vegetables. Fry them for 5 minutes until a little soft. Then add the canned chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leaf and worcester sauce to the pan.
  6. This shrimp creole recipe is a Creole dish of cooked shrimp in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper and cayenne pepper!
  7. Stir all the ingredients. Season with spicy paprika powder and dried thyme and oregano.
  8. This shrimp creole recipe is a Creole dish of cooked shrimp in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper and cayenne pepper!
  9. Stir well and add the shrimp broth to the creole tomato sauce.
  10. This shrimp creole recipe is a Creole dish of cooked shrimp in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper and cayenne pepper!
  11. Bring the sauce to a light simmer again for 3 minutes under a lid. Stir regularly. Then add the peeled raw shrimp to the sauce.
  12. This shrimp creole recipe is a Creole dish of cooked shrimp in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper and cayenne pepper!
  13. Stir the sauce and shrimp well and cover the pan again. Cook the shrimp for another 5 to 6 minutes until they are cooked through. Stir regularly. Add extra water to the sauce if necessary. In the end check the seasoning of the sauce and add extra cayenne pepper or salt to taste if necessary. Then scoop the shrimp and creole sauce onto deep plates and serve with grits or boiled rice.
  14. This shrimp creole recipe is a Creole dish of cooked shrimp in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper and cayenne pepper!