A melting pot of traditions go into Creole dishes¿French, Spanish, African and Native American¿originating in the Louisiana Bayou.




  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and season with 1 teaspoon of the Creole seasoning. Sauté for 2 minutes per side. Remove to a plate.

  • Add remaining tablespoon oil, the peppers, onion, celery and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Scrape up any browned bits in bottom of skillet. Add tomatoes and remaining 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning. Break up tomatoes with the back of a wooden spoon. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.

  • Stir in shrimp and heat through. Serve with cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts

504 calories; 12 g total fat; 126 mg cholesterol; 919 mg sodium. 77 g carbohydrates; 22 g protein;