From the kitchen of: Red Lobster

  • 1 small Red Lobster Cocktail Shrimp Party Platter
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 medium green peppers, diced
  • 8 stalks celery, diced
  • 20 ounce can chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry

Remove tails from shrimp, if desired. Add oil to large skillet. Place onions, peppers, celery and garlic in hot oil. Saute 2 minutes, then cover and sweat until cooked (5-7 minutes). Stir again. Sprinkle flour over vegetables and stir. Cook 5 minutes unitl roux begins to brown and stick to vegetables. Stir in tomatoes, allow to boil and thicken.

Add shrimp, cayenne, pepper and salt. Cook 5 minutes. Add sherry, bring back to a boil. Serve over white rice.

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