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)
396 Calories
5g Fat
32g Carbs
57g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 to 3
Amount per serving
Calories 396
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 479mg 160%
Sodium 3774mg 164%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 57g
Vitamin C 110mg 552%
Calcium 354mg 27%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 1512mg 32%
*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 étouffée 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 diced celery

  • 1 1/4 cups chopped onion

  • 1 cup chopped bell pepper

  • 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

  • 1/8 teaspoon 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. Sauté 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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