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Slow Cooker Delta Shrimp

The sauce on these slow cooker Delta shrimp is absolutely incredible. It’s another example of how simple Cajun-inspired ingredients can produce a fantastic dish.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 519kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 sweet onions chopped
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 14 1/2 counce diced tomatoes fire-roasted
  • 1 green bell chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pound shrimp medium-sized, peeled, deveined
  • Cooked rice for serving

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onion and celery and cook until starting to soften.
  • Stir in the flour and allow to thicken.
  • Slowly add the water and stir.
  • Pour mixture into a slow cooker set to low.
  • Add the remaining ingredients except for the shrimp. Stir and cook for 3 1/2 hours. If the sauce gets too thick add a bit more water and stir.
  • Add the shrimp and cook 30 more minutes.
  • Serve over hot cooked rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 519kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 301mg | Sodium: 3844mg | Potassium: 3481mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 3449IU | Vitamin C: 185mg | Calcium: 722mg | Iron: 19mg