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Shrimp Jambalaya – Creole Sauce


1 1/2 lb. cleaned, cooked shrimp
1/4 cup butter
3 firm bananas
3 cups hot, cooked rice
2 cups Creole Sauce, below

Heat shrimp in the top of a double boiler over hot water. Melt butter in a large skillet. Peel bananas and cut crosswise into halves. Fry bananas in hot butter over low heat turning to brown evenly. Cook just until tender, or until easily pierced with a fork. Remove from heat; sprinkle lightly with salt and keep warm. Make a bed of rice on a large, heated platter; arrange bananas around edge and shrimp on top. Pour part of the sauce on top; serve remainder on the side.

Makes 6 servings.


1 medium-size onion
1 medium-size green pepper
1/3 cup fat or cooking oil
1 clove garlic, peeled
1/4 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 can (16 oz.) tomatoes
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
2 Tbsp. water

Chop the onion and green pepper. Heat fat in a skillet. Add garlic and next 5 ingredients. Cover and cook over low heat until tender but not brown, stirring occasionally. Continue cooking, covered, over low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix water with cornstarch; stir into sauce. Cook 5 minutes longer; stir constantly until thick. Remove garlic. Makes about 2 cups.

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