Shrimp Creole
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Shrimp Creole

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Calories270
Total Fat6.5 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Sodium1,520 mg
Total Carbohydrate25 g
Dietary Fiber2 g
Protein28 g

Servings and Times

Servings2

Ingredients and Preparation

IngredientsMeasures
Canola oil 2 teaspoons
Small white onion, chopped1
Green bell pepper, chopped 1
Garlic cloves, chopped 2
Cajun/Creole seasoning*1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon (depending on taste)
Crushed red pepper 1/8 to 1 teaspoon (depending on taste)
Diced tomatoes, undrained 28-ounce can
Uncooked shrimp, peeled, and deveined (thawed, if bought frozen) ½ pound

*To reduce sodium content by 600 mg per serving, make a jar of salt-free Creole seasoning by combining 3 teaspoons paprika, 2 teaspoons garlic powder, 2 teaspoons onion powder, 1 teaspoon dried basil, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon white pepper, and ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  1. Directions
  2. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic, and sauté for 4-6 minutes, until onion is translucent.
  3. Reduce heat to medium, and stir in Cajun seasoning, crushed pepper, and tomatoes. Simmer for about 10 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp, cover, and simmer for 4-6 minutes, until cooked through.

Exchanges
4.5 vegetables; 3 very lean meats; 1 fat

Side Suggestions: Brown Rice
Serve shrimp creole over hot cooked rice. (½ to 1 cup per serving)

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