2 lbs. fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/4 lb. oleo or 3 tbsp. oil 1 cup onions, chopped fine 1/2 cup celery, chopped fine 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped fine 4 cloves garlic, pressed 1 tbsp. cornstarch 1 and 1/2 cups water salt, black pepper and cayenne to taste
Split shrimp and season generously with salt, black pepper and cayenne. Set aside.
Melt oleo or oil and add onions, celery, bell pepper and garlic
Cook slowly in uncovered heavy pot until onions are wilted
Add seasoned shrimp and let simmer, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes