Shrimp - Haitian Style

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Isabelle Fassinou

Shrimp - Haitian Style

Post by Isabelle Fassinou » Thu Oct 11, 2007 10:40 am

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2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 small rib celery, finely chopped
1 small carrot, finely chopped
1/2 small onion, finely chopped
2 large ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 small bunch flatleaf parsley, leaves only, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 pounds medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup white wine

In a large skillet, heat the butter and the olive oil over low heat. Add the garlic, celery, carrot, onion, tomatoes, cayenne, half of the parsley, sugar, salt, and black pepper. Cover the pan and raise the heat to mediumlow. Simmer the mixture for about 5 minutes, until the vegetables are tender. Add the shrimp, cover the pan and cook for 3 minutes. Add the wine and the remaining parsley and stir until the liquid comes to a bare simmer. Remove from the heat and serve, accompanied by white or yellow rice.

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