Cajun Shrimp Stew Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Chopped celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Onion1 Medium, chopped to make 1/2 cup
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Butter/Margarine4 Tablespoon (1/2 Stick)
 Sifted all purpose flour1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Thyme leaf1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Canned tomatoes1 Pound (1 Can)
 Canned chicken broth14 Ounce (1 Can)
 Canned minced clams8 Ounce (1 Can)
 Liquid red pepper seasoning1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Canned okra1 Pound, drained (1 Can)
 Canned deveined shrimps5 Ounce, drained and rinsed (1 Can)
 Cooked rice3 Cup (48 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 536 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.2 mg

Sodium 504.1 mg21%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.2%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 33 g65.5%

Vitamin A 41.9% Vitamin C 67.4%

Calcium 18.5% Iron 114.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 In a kettle,saute celery, onion, and garlic in butter or margarine until soft.Stir in flour, salt, thyme, and pepper; cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly.
2 Stir in the tomatoes, chicken broth, clams, and liquid, and red pepper seasoning; continue cooking and stirring until the mixture thickens and boils 1 minute. Add okra and shrimps; heat to boiling.

3 Ladle into a shallow serving bowl; spoon rice around the edge. Or, spoon rice in mounds in center of the soup plates and spoon shrimp mixture around the rice.