icon Shrimp Creole
(from The Culinary Institute
of New Orleans)


  • 8 Shrimp (21/25 count, peeled and butterflied)
  • 3 oz Créole Sauce
  • 6 oz white rice, cooked


  1. Place 3 oz. of the Créole Sauce in saute pan over medium high heat and add shrimp and cook for 3 minutes then remove from heat.
  2. Place 6 oz. cooked rice in soup cup (mold) place upside down in heated large pasta bowl. Spoon the Créole Sauce around rice. Place shrimp on top of sauce around rice, garnish with chopped parsley and serve.

Creole Sauce:

  • 2 onions, diced
  • 2 green peppers, diced
  • 2 yellow peppers, diced
  • 4 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 can tomatoes
  • 4 oz tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp thyme, minced
  • 1/2 oz Crystal hot hauce


  1. Saute onions, green pepper and yellow pepper till translucent over medium high heat in sauce pan. Add tomato paste with balloon whisk and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add crushed tomatoes with juice and stir. Bring to boil for 2 minutes, reduce heat to medium and simmer for about 45 minutes.
  3. Add thyme, garlic, salt and pepper for 3 minutes, transfer to 1/3 pan and keep warm.
  4. YIELD: serves 9 (3 ounce portions)

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Last updated: October 12, 2010