Shrimp Creole from The United Tastes of Texas
Recipe courtesy of The United Tastes of Texas by Jessica Dupuy
Shrimp Seasoning: combine the following
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Sprinkle shrimp with Shrimp Seasoning; set aside.
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add next 5 ingredients; sauté 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender and lightly caramelized.
Stir in tomatoes, bay leaves, and 2½ cups water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heal; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, uncovered and stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Add Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce to taste.
Whisk together flour and remaining 2 Tbsp. butter. Add to tomato mixture, whisking until blended. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until thickened.
Add shrimp, and cook 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove and discard bay leaves before serving.