Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Spicy Island Shrip

This shrimp dish is an easy weeknight supper with a kick!  This dish is spicy and filling.  The shrimp and sauce are great with rice, and even better with cooked pasta!

Spicy Island Shrimp

1 green pepper, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
2 TBSP butter
2 lbs uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 15-oz can tomato sauce
2 TBSP green chilis
1/2 TBSP dried parsley
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp white pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

Hot cooked rice, or hot cooked pasta

1.  In a large skillet, saute green pepper and onion in butter until tender.  Reduce heat, add shrimp.  Cook until shrimp turn pink.

2.  Stir in tomato sauce, green chili, parsley, and seasoning.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes until slightly thickened.  Serve with rice or pasta.