Here is a lower fat and quicker way to enjoy the traditional dish. Serve over brown cooked rice. This makes 4 servings at 166 calories a serving.
Shrimp Creole Recipe
2 turkey strips of bacon cooked. Crumble and set aside.
1 chopped onion
1/2 green bell pepper chopped
1 celery stalk chopped
1 garlic clove minced
1 can chopped whole tomatoes
1 bay leaf
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
1 pound large shrimps peeled and deveined
Add two tablespoon canola oil in a large fry pan. Add the onion, pepper and celery and saute for 5 minutes until tender. Stir in the garlic. After 1 minutes add the tomatoes with juice, bay leaf, salt and pepper and sauces. Heat till boiling. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes on low. Add the shrimp and bacon. Cooking 10 more minutes. Discard bay leaf. Pour over brown rice.