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Shrimp Creole Skillet

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Land O' Lakes
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Serve up a taste of New Orleans with this slightly spicy and full of flavor shrimp and rice dish.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
10 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
25 min
Recipe Servings


1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 medium (1 cup) onion, chopped

1 medium (1 cup) green bell pepper, coarsely chopped

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained

1 (14-ounce) can (1 3/4 cups) chicken broth

1/2 teaspoon  chili powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon  ground red pepper

1 1/4 cups uncooked instant rice

1 (12-ounce) package frozen peeled deveined medium raw shrimp, thawed*


Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling. Add flour; cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes or until mixture is thickened. 

Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender. 

Stir in all remaining ingredients except rice and shrimp; bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 5 minutes. Uncover; add rice and shrimp. Cover; continue cooking 4-5 minutes or until shrimp are pink. Serve in individual serving bowls. 


*Substitute 12 ounces fresh medium raw shrimp, peeled, deveined, rinsed, drained.


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