How to make it

  • Shell and devein the shrimp, reserving the shells for the shrimp stock*.
  • Melt the butter and sauté the onions, celery and garlic for about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in the flour and tomato paste and cook for about 1 minute longer. Remove the pot from the heat.
  • Gradually stir in milk and broth to form a smooth mixture. Add the bay leaf, basil, Tabasco Hot Sauce and salt. Return to heat, bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Turn up the heat, add the shrimp and cook, stirring constantly, until the shrimp are pink.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the sliced green onions. Serve with soda crackers.
  • *Note: See recipe for Shrimp Stock.

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    " It was good "
    luvbuniz ate it and said...
    Great shrimp flavor.
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    " It was excellent "
    cherylannxo ate it and said...
    This looks good, I think I'll fix this for supper. ^5. Thank you very much for sharing...Cheryl
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  • cooper 11 years ago
    Cher, it's laissez les bon temps rouler.
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    " It was excellent "
    gingerlea ate it and said...
    Nuthin' as good as N'Awlins dishes!!!!!!
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