01
December
2011
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07:28 PM
America/New_York

Microwave Shrimp Creole

  • 1 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 can whole tomatoes (16 oz.)
  • 1 can tomato paste (6 oz.)
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper
  • 1 pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined

 

Combine first 5 ingredients in 2-quart casserole dish. Cover with plastic wrap. Be sure to leave a corner uncovered to allow steam to escape. Microwave on High for 3 minutes. Drain and set aside 1/2 to 2/3 cup of juice. Chop tomatoes and add to juice. Add tomato paste and the rest of the ingredients. Add to vegetable mixture. Cover and microwave on Med-High for 10 to 12 minutes or until shrimp are done, stirring after 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve over hot rice.

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