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Shrimp Creole With Onions

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Shrimp creole is a butter cooked shrimp recipe. Prepared with added vegetables and flavored with garlic and paprika, the shrimp creole is deliciously savory and sumptious. It goes great with rice.
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Raw shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Green peppers 3
  Gumbo file 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)

Melt butter in a large saucepan.
Stir in onions, garlic, green peppers and cook over a low heat until tender.
Stir frequently.
Pour in the tomatoes and simmer gently for 25 to 30 minutes.
Season with salt, pepper, and paprika.
While tomato mixture cooks, remove shells and clean shrimp.
Add to the sauce and cook 5 minutes longer.
Stir in file.

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Main Dish

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