3/4 to 1 pound peeled, uncooked, small to medium, frozen Shrimp
6 ounces Cajun Andouille Sausage or Ham
1 medium onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 cup)
2 stalks celery, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
2 to 3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 each bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon Each dried thyme leaves and salt
1/4 teaspoon Each cayenne pepper and tabasco
1 cup long-grain white rice
1 (15 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, chopped
1 (15 ounce) can chicken broth
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup chopped green onion
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
Place shrimp, still inside sealed plastic bag, in cold water to thaw.
Chop sausage and lightly brown in a large non-stick stock pot or Dutch oven over Medium-Heat. Stir often. Remove and set aside. Chop onion, bell pepper and celery while sausage browns.
Melt butter in pot, scraping sausage bits from bottom. Stir in flour until smooth. Heat 5 minutes, stirring often, until flour turns golden brown. Add vegetables and saute 5 minutes. Chop tomatoes, reserving juice, green onion and parsley while vegetables cook.
Stir sausage, garlic, seasonings and rice into vegetables. Heat 2 minutes. Blend tomatoes and juice, broth, tomato sauce and water into rice mixture. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to Medium; cover and cook 20 minutes.
Stir in shrimp. Cover and cook 10 minutes until shrimp curl and turn pink and rice is tender. Add green onions and parsley and serve
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