Shrimp Creole

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Ingredients

For the shrimp creole

  • green bell pepper, chopped
  • small onion, chopped
  • stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Pound  butter
  • 3 Ounces  tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon  smoked paprika
  • 2 Cups  shrimp stock
  • 1 Pound  Gulf shrimp
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste

For the dirty rice

  • small onion, chopped
  • cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 Pound  chicken livers
  • 2 Tablespoons  canola oil
  • 1 Pound  short-grain rice
  • 4 Cups  chicken stock
  • 1 Pound  small kidney beans
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste

Created by New York City's Kamal Rose and former NFL player Bill Ard, this shrimp recipe is a true representation of its New Orleans surroundings. A dirty rice filled with chicken liver, kidney beans, and aromatics makes it stand out from most versions of the Southern specialty. 

Directions

For the shrimp creole

In a medium heavy-bottom sauce pan, add the peppers, onions, and celery. Sauté over medium heat until translucent. Add the flour and combine by stirring thoroughly to make a roux. Stir in all of the remaining ingredients except the shrimp. Reduce the sauce by 1/3. Once the sauce is thickened, add in the shrimp and turn off heat. Season to taste.

For the dirty rice

Place the onions, garlic, and chicken livers in a food processor and pulse until completely pureéd. Heat a heavy-bottom pan over medium heat. Add the oil to coat the bottom of pan and add the chicken liver mixture. Sauté until lightly browned and caramelized. Add the rice, beans, and stock. Season to taste. Cover and cook over low heat until the rice is cooked through. To place, place a spoonful of the dirty rice in the center and top with the shrimp creole. 

 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

1,705 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

85%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 261g 402%
  • Carbs 753g 251%
  • Saturated 132g 662%
  • Fiber 127g 507%
  • Trans 8g
  • Sugars 54g
  • Monounsaturated 81g
  • Polyunsaturated 28g
  • Protein 372g 744%
  • Cholesterol 2,953mg 984%
  • Sodium 5,850mg 244%
  • Calcium 1,299mg 130%
  • Magnesium 1,218mg 304%
  • Potassium 12,306mg 352%
  • Iron 94mg 523%
  • Zinc 41mg 276%
  • Phosphorus 5,429mg 776%
  • Vitamin A 16,865µg 1,874%
  • Vitamin C 235mg 391%
  • Thiamin (B1) 5mg 337%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 11mg 651%
  • Niacin (B3) 90mg 448%
  • Vitamin B6 8mg 413%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 4,690µg 1,172%
  • Vitamin B12 76µg 1,260%
  • Vitamin D 3µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 22mg 110%
  • Vitamin K 172µg 215%
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