Classic Shrimp Creole Recipe

Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (21)

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 cup water, or shrimp stock
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • 3 to 4 pounds medium fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 4 to 6 cups cooked rice, or the amount desired for serving

Directions

Learn how to make this recipe at The Spruce Eats

Mojito

This Cuban classic Mojito is a refreshing mix of crisp, white rum, sparkling soda water, fresh, zesty lime and fragrant mint leaves. Balancing the rum's smooth warmth with the lime's citrusy tang and the mint's cool, herbal notes, it promises to burst a tropical bliss!

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Sugar Syrup
  • 2 oz. Soda Water
  • 10 Mint Leaves