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The children love Kris's mild shrimp Creole. Add more Cajun seasoning and red pepper if you like it spicier. Serve rice, salad, and hot sauce on the side.

Recipe by Southern Living February 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté first 4 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender; gradually stir in flour until smooth. Stir in tomatoes and next 5 ingredients. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes. Stir in shrimp, and cook 5 more minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove and discard bay leaves. Serve over hot cooked rice.

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  • Chicken Creole: Prepare recipe as directed, substituting 1 pound boned and skinned chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces, for shrimp. Cook chicken an additional 5 minutes or until done. Proceed as directed. Prep: 15 min., Cook: 35 min.

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