Shrimp Creole

This dinner is easy and quick to cook on a busy weeknight. Serve this protein packed creole over rice, add a side salad, your favorite fruit, and a slice of garlic bread to concoct a crowd pleasing meal.


prep time: 5 MINUTES | cook time: 25 MINUTES | total time: 30 MINUTES

Shrimp Creole


  • 1 pound shrimp, medium
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 3-4 medium celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 6-7 drops Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar


  1. Chop onion, green pepper, celery, and mushrooms if needed.
  2. Heat skillet over medium heat and add butter.
  3. Once butter is melted add onion and cook until translucent.
  4. Add chopped green pepper, celery, and mushrooms to skillet. Cook until the peppers and celery are slightly tender, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add tomato sauce, Tabasco sauce, and sugar to the skillet and simmer until mixture begins to thicken, approximately 15 minutes.
  6. Add shrimp and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Gently stir and serve over cooked rice.
  8. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving: CALORIES 119; PROTEIN 20.3 g; CARBOHYDRATES 9 g; FAT 3.9 g

This information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only.

Author: Coleen Hudson

Welcome!  My name is Coleen and I am an everyday athlete. Day to day when I'm not at my engineering job, you will most likely find me at my local Crossfit box, out running throughout my neighborhood and favorite places in Virginia Beach, or on the tennis courts. "Food is fuel" is one of my favorite mantras. I'm a meal prep guru who loves organizing my food ahead of time to keep grocery costs on budget and to stick to my dietary needs. I also enjoy the challenge of creating balanced meals in order to properly fuel for my workouts. So again, welcome to my blog and I hope you find it inspirational, educational, or even a little entertaining. Live your best life! Coleen

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