Shrimp In Cajun Red Gravy Recipe

Summary

Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Shelled deveined shrimp1 1⁄4 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Pound, Medium/ Large Ones)
 Unsalted butter2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped onion1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Finely chopped green bell pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Finely chopped celery1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Bay leaves2
 Minced fresh garlic1 Tablespoon
 Canned crushed tomatoes2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Dark brown sugar1 Tablespoon
 Basic seafood stock/Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Hot cooked rice/Pasta1 Cup (16 tbs) (Preferably Converted)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1277 Calories from Fat 661

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.3%

Saturated Fat 22.9 g114.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.6 mg

Sodium 1298.5 mg54.1%

Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.5%

Dietary Fiber 15.4 g61.7%

Sugars 24.1 g

Protein 29 g57.6%

Vitamin A 97.3% Vitamin C 200.1%

Calcium 30.6% Iron 66.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Add 2 teaspoons of the Seafood Magic to shrimp and mix well to evenly distribute seasoning.
Reserve.
Melt butter in heavy 10-inch skillet over high heat.
Add olive oil and heat 1 1/2 minutes or until mixture comes to a hard sizzle.
Stir in onion, bell pepper, celery, the remaining Seafood Magic and the bay leaves.
Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 or 6 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften.
Add garlic and tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.
Stir in brown sugar and stock.
Cook, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes or until mixture boils rapidly.
Add shrimp to red gravy and stir well.
Cook about 2 minutes or just until shrimp are plump and pink.
Turn heat off.
Cover skillet and let set about 5 minutes for shrimp to finish cooking and flavors to blend.
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