*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                   SHRIMP CREOLE
 
 Recipe By     :ESSENCE OF EMERIL SHOW #EE028
 Serving Size  :      Preparation Time :
 Categories    :ESSENCE OF EMERIL
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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        4  tablespoons   vegetable oil                                          
  
        2  tablespoons   flour                                                  
  
        1  cup           chopped onion                                          
  
        1  cup           chopped green bell pepper                              
  
      1/2  cup           chopped celery                                         
  
        1  tablespoon    minced garlic                                          
  
        3  cups          tomato concasse, -- juice reserved                     
  
        2  cups          shrimp stock -- or water                               
  
        2                bay leaves                                             
  
      3/4  teaspoon      salt                                                   
  
      1/2  teaspoon      cayenne pepper                                         
  
        2  pounds        medium shrimp, -- peeled and deveined                  
  
                         Steamed rice -- for garnish                            
  
                         Chopped parsley -- for garnish                         
  
                                                                                
  
 
 Heat oil and make a dark roux with flour. Combine onion, celery, green pepper a
 nd garlic to make
 a mirepoix and add to roux. Cook until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  Stir in tomatoes
 and their juice, shrimp stock and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and 
 simmer 1 hour. Add
 shrimp and cook until pink. Season to taste with salt and cayenne. To serve, la
 dle over steamed rice
 and garnish with parsley. 
 
 Yield: 4 to 6 serving
 
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