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gluten free Saucy Creole Shrimp
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Saucy Creole Shrimp

A tasty dish inspired by Southern cooking, this Saucy Creole Shrimp is loaded with flavor and comes together in a snap.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: paleo recipes, shrimp recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 236kcal
Author: K.C. Cornwell


  • 4 tbsp butter or olive oil
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 tsp GF creole seasoning
  • 1/4 cup tapioca starch
  • 2 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 8 oz. clam juice
  • 1.5 lbs 16-20 count shrimp peeled & deveined
  • 1 tbsp GF Worcestershire sauce*
  • 1 tbsp Louisiana-style hot sauce plus more for serving
  • 1.5 cooked white rice for serving
  • 1 green onion diced for serving (optional)


  • Warm butter or olive oil over medium heat in a large saucepot. Add celery, green pepper, onion and Creole seasoning. Cook 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Sprinkle tapioca starch over vegetables, and cook for 1 minute, stirring. Add tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes or until the tomatoes are very soft. Scrape up all browned bits and stir in clam juice. Heat to simmering on high.
  • Add shrimp, Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes, or until shrimp are just cooked, stirring occasionally. Serve over rice and top with hot sauce and green onion, if desired.



a Good Housekeeping recipe conversion
* for Paleo, swap for coconut aminos and and extra 1/4 teaspoon of creole seasoning


Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 306mg | Sodium: 1148mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 728IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 3mg