Quick Shrimp Creole

Try using kitchen shears to chop the tomatoes in the can instead of using the food processor--it is quick and makes one less dish to wash!

Yield:

Makes 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes

Ingredients

2 (3.5-oz.) bags SUCCESS White Rice
2 (14 1/2-oz.) cans stewed tomatoes, undrained
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped celery (about 2 ribs)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons hot sauce
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1 pound peeled large fresh shrimp

Preparation

1. Prepare rice according to package directions; keep warm.

2. Pulse tomatoes in a food processor 3 to 4 times or until chopped.

3. Sauté green pepper, onion, and celery in hot oil in a large nonstick skillet 8 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in chopped tomatoes, hot sauce, and Creole seasoning. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.

4. Stir in shrimp, cover, and simmer 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Note:

September 2006