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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Shrimp Creole, Part One

To quote Carri, it's cold, real cold. I thought a nice spicy shrimp dish would warm me up and allow me to get my South on. It turns out there are about a million different recipes for shrimp creole of varying difficulties and ingredients. I chose one of the most basic ones that I found to start, and plan on doing a second edition of this recipe where I make the Emeril version, which looks ridiculously complicated and will take at least 3 hours. I'm really looking forward to it. But let's start simple until we know what we're doing:

Simple Spicy Shrimp Creole

15-20 prawns, thawed, deveined and peeled
1 small yellow onion
1 small green pepper
2 stalks celery
2 medium cloves garlic
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 can diced tomatoes
1 small can tomato sauce
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon red chiles

Saute onion and garlic in the olive oil until tender, then add green pepper and celery. Cook until tender. Add tomatoes, sauce and spices. Cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes then add the shrimp. Serve over hot rice.


When I first looked at it, I thought it sort of seemed like a glorified pasta sauce with shrimp in it. I've eaten a lot of pasta sauce, I was a student like everyone else (what makes my student experience a little different is that instead of residence I lived in Chinatown and was the only white person for blocks. And I'm Irish-Ukrainian, which means they don't make people any whiter than I am. I'm practically blue. But that's a different story for a different day). So needless to say I wasn't terribly excited about this. Plus, I haven't had much of an appetite lately (gasp!). I tried this and it was..... kind of like a glorified pasta sauce with shrimp in it. Filling and hearty and tasty, but a little boring. I like my food to entertain me slightly more than this one did. I say that, but I kept eating it after I put it down and I wasn't hungry. The spice has a delay, which was a nice surprise. This is a nice, cheap dish to prepare with lots of leftovers. Stay tuned for part two.

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