Creole shrimp is similar to shrimp étouffée. Its deep, rich, spicy tomato flavor combined with the "holy trinity" — white onion, green bell pepper and celery — will definitely take your taste buds to new heights. Whether served with rice or as an appetizer with crusty bread, this simple dish will wow you time after time.
In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, melt butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, green pepper, celery and garlic; cook until tender, about 5 minutes.2.
Add sausage, if using, and cook until crispy, about 5 minutes.3.
Stir in stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder and hot sauce. Bring to a simmer, stirring frequently. Stir in shrimp and cook for 5 minutes.4.
Serve over rice or grits, or eat with crusty bread.