Louisiana shrimp creole recipe

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Louisiana shrimp creole recipe
Louisiana shrimp creole recipe
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:301
Ready in:55 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:35 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:20th January 2013

Cajun cooking at its best. In the UK read prawns for shrimp.


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  1. In a large Dutch oven, melt the butter and season with a grind of black pepper
  2. Add the onions, celery, bell pepper and garlic and gently fry for 4 minutes or until softened
  3. Mix the cornflour to a paste with a little tomato juice, stir into the onion mix
  4. Add the remaining ingredients except for the prawns, mix well and bring to the boil
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes
  6. Add the prawns and simmer for a further 5 minutes
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper

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