Cajun

Shrimp  & Rice

Ingredients

1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 small onion chopped 1 green bell pepper chopped

1 celery rib chopped 2 cloves garlic minced 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons brown sugar

2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 green onions, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped 3 cups beef broth 1 pound medium shrimp 

Sauté the vegetables.

1

Sauté onion, bell pepper, and celery in butter until tender. Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.

Make a roux.

2

Gradually add the flour and stir for one minute to make a roux.

Add the seasonings.

3

Stir in the brown sugar, paprika, thyme, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper green onions, parsley, and broth.

Simmer the gravy.

4

Bring the sauce to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.

Add the shrimp.

5

Cook for an additional 8-10 minutes until shrimp are pink and heated through.

Serve and enjoy!

6

Serve over cooked rice. Garnish with additional sliced green onions.

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Calories

Carbohydrates

Protein

Fat

Cholesterol

Sugar

292kcal

32 g

24 g

8 g

1100 mg

158 mg

 3 g

Nutrition

Sodium

1 SERVING