Shrimp Creole

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 to 8 servings

Try this Southern family favorite over rice or Cheese Grits.


1 onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 small green bell pepper, cored and chopped
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 (28-ounce) can chopped tomatoes with juice
1 cup evaporated skim milk
2 pounds medium peeled shrimp
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon cayenne or to taste
Salt and pepper
1 bunch green onions, chopped


  1. Sauté onion, garlic and green pepper over medium heat for 7 minutes, or until veggies are tender.
  2. Stir in flour, at least 30 seconds. Gently add chopped tomatoes and juice before stirring in evaporated milk, shrimp, bay leaf, Worcestershire sauce and cayenne. Allow mixture to boil
  3. Reduce heat and and cook an additional 5-7 minutes. Sauce should thicken and shrimp should be pink.
  4. Season to taste. Remove bay leaf and garnish with green onions before serving.




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