Slow Cooker Shrimp Creole

Creole shrimp entree with rice on plate
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 4 hrs
Total: 4 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 2 to 3 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
388 Calories
3g Fat
42g Carbs
52g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 to 3
Amount per serving
Calories 388
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 378mg 126%
Sodium 1859mg 81%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Protein 52g
Calcium 315mg 24%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This shrimp Creole recipe is easy to prepare and cook in the slow cooker. Serve over hot cooked rice or pasta for a tasty meal. Add diced cooked chicken or turkey or use crawfish in this recipe. This Creole-style etouffee is a similar dish as is this slow cooker garlic shrimp

The dish is even better when reheated the next day.


  • 1 1/2 cups celery (diced)
  • 1 1/4 cups onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 28-ounce can whole tomatoes (broken up)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 drops Tabasco (or to taste)
  • 1 to 1 1 /2 pounds shrimp (deveined and shelled)

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients except shrimp.

  2. Cook 3 to 4 hours on high or 6 to 8 hours on low.

  3. Add shrimp during last 30 minutes of cooking.

  4. Serve over hot cooked rice.

  5. Chicken, rabbit, or crawfish may be substituted for shrimp.

Stove Top Version

  1. Saute celery, onion, and bell peppers in oil or butter until tender.

  2. Add remaining ingredients, except shrimp.

  3. Simmer for at least 30 minutes to an hour.

  4. Add shrimp (or cubed cooked chicken or other seafood) and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes more.

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