Monday Recipe * Shrimp Jambalaya

Sunset Jam is a mixture of music and arts. But Jambalaya can be a mixture of anything-  This family recipe is made with Shrimp but can be made with any type of meat or seafood.   

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Shrimp Jambalaya 

  • 1 lb shrimp ( small is great /chop large ones)
  • 11/2 C Cooked rice
  • 2 T tomato paste
  • 1 t Sugar
  • 2 C water
  • 1/2 C oil
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 C  Onion,Celery,bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 t cornstarch
  • Salt & pepper to taste

In a large pot wilt vegetables in oil. Add tomato past and Cook about 15 minutes. Add 1/2 C water-and sugar -Cook another 40 minutes. Add shrimp -cook about 20 minutes – add  the corn starch to the left over water and Cook a few minutes. Mix in the cooked Rice and garnish with parsley.   Lisa

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