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Shrimp Creole


  • 2tsp olive oil

  • 1 chopped medium onion

  • 1/2 cup chopped green capsicum

  • 1/2 cup chopped celery

  • 2 cloves minced garlic

  • 14oz canned tomato, diced

  • 8oz tomato sauce

  • 1/4tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1/4tsp cajun seasoning

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1tbsp all-purpose flour/1tsp corn starch

  • 2tbsp water

  • 1lb peeled and deveined large shrimp

  • 2tsp worcesterchire sauce

  • 2tsp hot sauce

  • 1 sliced medium spring onion

  • 2tbsp chopped parsley

  • Salt


  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add in onion, capsicum, garlic and celery. Saute until tender.

  2. Add in tomatoes, tomato sauce, cayenne pepper, cajun and bay leaf, bring to boil.

  3. Cover and reduce heat to low. Let simmer for 20-30mins.

  4. Mix water and flour/starch together and stir into tomato mixture. Continue cooking for 5mins.

  5. Lightly season shrimps with cajun and add into tomato mixture. Add worcesterchire and hot sauce, stir well.

  6. Cook for 5-6mins or until shrimp is opaque and cooked thru. Add in salt if needed.

  7. Sprinkle spring onion and parsley over. Serve.

Adapted from Skinny Taste

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