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Houston Shrimp Creole


  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 4 Tbsp. bacon drippings
  • 3 Tbsp. tomato paste
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  • 4 cup canned tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 small bay leaf, crumbled
  • 1 Tbsp. minced celery leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. Tabasco sauce
  • 4 cups medium shrimp, cooked, shelled
  • salt to taste


Saute' first 3 ingredients in bacon drippings until onions are golden. Add tomato paste, tomatoes, seasonings and herbs. Simmer for about 40 minutes until thickened. Add shrimp and salt. Simmer for 15 minutes. Serve with cooked rice.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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