Fried Shrimp Stew - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Fried Shrimp Stew

Fried Shrimp Stew
                                                     
by Chef Jarrod Leonard

            Shrimp Stew
            
1 cup flour
             1 cup vegetable oil
              2 medium onions, chopped
            1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
            1/2 cup chopped celery
            3 cloves garlic, chopped
            2-3 pounds peeled and deveined shrip
            1 1/2 quart shrimp stock
            4 TBS Louisiana Hot Sauce
             Salt and Pepper to taste
             4 cups cooked rice
***Combine oil and flour over medium high heat.  cook roux for 20 - 30 minutes, or until dark brown.  Add onion, celery, bell pepper, garlic and cook for thirty seconds.  Add stock, bring to boil, reduce heat to hedium, let simmer for 30 - 40 minutes.  Add 40 -50 shrimp , let simmer for another 20 -25 minutes.

                         Fried Shrimp
                    4 large eggs
                    2 cups milk
                    2 lbs peeled and deveined large shrimp
                    4 TBS la. hot sauce
                    4 cups corn flour
                    6 cups peanut oil
                    salt and pepper to taste
***to fry shrimp, combine eggs and milk in bowl, season with salt and pepper.  Season corn flour.  Place shrimp in egg wash, then in corn flour.   Fry 2 - 3 minutes or until golden brown.

    Place rice or fresh french bread in center of plate, place fried shrimp around rice or bread.  Pour stew over rice or bread.

Powered by Frankly