Slow Cooker Shrimp Creole

Creole shrimp entree
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  • Total: 4 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 4 hrs
  • Yield: 1 Pot (2 to 3 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
388 Calories
3g Fat
42g Carbs
52g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 Pot (2 to 3 Servings)
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 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
  • 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 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.